Off-Duty NYPD Drunk Officer Kills Pedestrian William Hemphill In Staten Island

An off-duty NYPD cop, Joseph McClean, who had been drinking has been arrested after he struck and killed a 51-year-old man, William Hemphill, in Staten Island earlier today.  The crash occurred on Richmond Terrace near Simonson Avenue in Mariners Harbor at 6:18 a.m.

Police said the 29-year-old officer was driving east on Richmond Terrace when he hit the victim who was crossing Simonson Ave. The man died at the scene.

Our attorneys are currently fighting for the rights of many New Yorkers killed by motor vehicles as they crossed the street.  We have several cases pending against the City of New York for causing these wrongful deaths.  Our attorneys have years of experience suing the NYPD and their officers.

If your loved one has been killed in a pedestrian accident, contact Jared Levine of Morgan Levine Dolan.


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