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Off-duty N.Y. officer dragged by car


June 16, 2006
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Off-duty N.Y. officer dragged by car

By WIL CRUZ
Newsday (New York)
Copyright 2006 Newsday, Inc.

An off-duty Suffolk police officer investigating a "suspicious" vehicle parked near his Middle Island home got an unexpected ride when the vehicle's driver took off and dragged him into a light pole, authorities said.

Officer Michael Viruet, 33, was recovering yesterday at Stony Brook University Hospital after breaking several ribs as his body was lodged inside the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix's window or door during the apparent struggle at 5:40 p.m. on Brian Court Wednesday,

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