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Child killed by drunk-driving police officer

Nová Bošaca - An officer of the Foreign Police driving drunk struck and killed 15-year-old Jan M. on September 24 at 20:45 in Nová Bošaca, police reported. The officer, identified as R.T., fled the scene of the crime but was later identified by eye-witnisses and arrested by the Trenčín Regional Police Force.

R.T. underwent a exam after being taken into custody which determined that his alcohol blood level had been 0.09 pro mile at the time of the accident.

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