SECOND VICTIM OF DRUNK COP DIES

people-in-the-newsA woman left comatose after a former Middletown police officer crashed his car into hers while he was drunk has died, according to the Jersey Journal.

Forty-year-old Ruth Zelaya died March 24 as a result of “complications from the motor vehicle collision,” Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Michael D’Andrea told the newspaper.

Zelaya’s two-year-old son, Jose Carlos Zelaya, died several days after the January, 2007 wreck on the Pulaksi Skyway in Jersey City.

Kevin Freibott, a Middletown resident and Jersey City police officer, is serving an 11-year prison sentence following his December 2007 guilty plea to vehicular homicide, assault by auto and drunk driving.

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FEBRUARY ACCIDENT VICTIM DIES

just_in1The Staten Island woman who was struck by an SUV as she crossed Broad Street in Red Bank on foot two months ago has died.

Alla Tsiring, 44, died over the weekend at the Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune from injuries caused by the accident, according to police Captain Darren McConnell.

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