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NYPD Officer Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash With Garbage Truck In The Bronx

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An off-duty NYPD officer was killed in a horrific two-car crash in the Bronx January 16, 2019

The deceased is identified as 28-year-old Brian Kessler. The head-on accident happened on Shore Road in the Pelham Bay section at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday January 16, 2019

Investigators say Kessler was driving to his New Rochelle home after an overnight shift at NYPD Headquarters when he collided with a city Parks Department garbage truck. He was alone in the vehicle.

Kessler was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, still in his uniform.

Reports say he had been on the force for nine months, having joined in April of 2018. He graduated from the Police Academy last October and was assigned to PSA 8 for three months. He was recently engaged. The other driver had minor injuries and remained at the scene. The cause of the investigation is pending.

The crash happened on the road leading to the NYPD’s Rodman’s Neck Firing Range, as well as to City Island, and there have been bad accidents at the traffic circle in the past.

The cause is under investigation, but by some accounts, the roads in the area were icy.

At Kessler’s precinct in Throggs Neck, the flag flew at half-staff and the entrance was draped in funeral bunting.

Reports say that Chief James Secreto is informing that Kessler’s colleagues are struggling tonight with the sudden, painful loss.

Trucking accidents happen in New York City and surrounding areas on a daily basis. It is up to law enforcement to determine the cause and fault of the car crash.

If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident involving a garbage truck call Alex R. Hernandez Jr. today

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