Gothamist: “Video Points To NYPD Cover-Up After Cop Fatally Ran Over Pedestrian”

Gothamist continues its in-depth coverage of the death of Ryo Oyamada and efforts by his family to uncover the truth about the NYPD’s role.

Newly released video from NYC Housing Authority security cameras in Queensbridge appears to show that the NYPD is lying about a fatal crash that killed a Japanese student last year and may have tried to cover up the incident by discarding further video evidence. Although the NYPD has refused to release any video—which they previously claimed shows the NYPD vehicle with its flashing lights engaged—attorney Steve Vaccaro has obtained video from NYCHA through a Freedom of Information Law request.

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