Officer Anastasios Tsakos, 43, killed after being struck by allegedly intoxicated hit-and-run driver while diverting traffic on the Long Island Expressway in Queens, New York

Modified Date: 
Tue, 04/27/2021 - 11:21am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Officer killed in Queens hit-and-run by intoxicated driver, NYPD says

Police caught up to the car a short time later and took the driver, 32-year-old Jessica Beauvais, of Long Island, into custody, authorities said.

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Officers say Beauvais had a suspended license, though it was not made clear why.

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When asked whether it was possible that the woman didn't realize she had hit the officer, Shea said the damage to her vehicle was so extensive that "there's no way to not know that you struck an individual."
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Anastasios Tsakos
Jessica Beauvais
City: 
Queens, NY

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