Suspect dies after being knocked off scooter by undercover officer in Bronx

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By Dan Sears

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Bronx (WABC) — A suspect died after he was knocked off his scooter by an undercover officer attempting to arrest suspects for drug possession.

The man was fleeing the buy-and-bust sting when he was struck by the officer’s cruiser on Aqueduct Avenue West around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

He hit his head on the ground and later died at the hospital.

The actions of the undercover NYPD sergeant are now under internal investigation.

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