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Cop Cleared in Car Death

Investigators ruled that a teenage girl who died in the Tomsk region last Tuesday after being hit by a car driven by a drunk policeman was actually killed by an ambulance that also struck her, Interfax said Monday.

Witnesses said Daria Nesterova, 15 — one of four teens to be hit by the officer, but the only one who died — was still breathing when the ambulance hit her, said a spokesman for the local branch of the Investigative Committee, Lifenews.ru reported.

The unidentified policeman has been placed in custody, but the ambulance’s driver, Alexander Sukhorebrik, remains free, the spokesman said.

(MT)


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