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July 12, 2018

Crane smashes cars, officer leaps inside

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer who made a daring leap to stop a crane truck that smashed into four vehicles on the Long Island Expressway says the giant machine was “like a tank going down the road.”

Police say 47-year-old Brian Sinclair went about 9 miles after barreling through traffic around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday in Ronkonkoma. They say the allegedly intoxicated driver only surrendered once Officer Joseph Goss jumped into the cab.


 
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