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Off-duty N.Y. officer dragged by car

June 16, 2006

Off-duty N.Y. officer dragged by car

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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