Drunk driver gets up to 12 years for cop’s death

A ​Long Island man was sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Wednesday ​for the

DWI-related death of a Nassau County cop

Photo: AP; Jim Staubitser video

DWI-related death of a Nassau County cop​ — even though he wasn’t ​driving the car that killed the officer. ​Police Officer Joseph Olivieri​ ​was re​​sponding to two crashes caused by James Ryan’s drunken​ driving, jurors found in January, when another driver slammed into Ryan’s car on the Long Island Expressway and then ​fatally ​​struck Olivieri.​​


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Originally posted 2016-03-10 14:27:03.