Gothamist: Video Showing Student Killed By NYPD Cruiser Remains Sealed

Gothamist covers Vaccaro & White’s efforts to make public the facts concerning the death of Ryo Oyamda, a Japanese student struck and killed by two NYPD officers in a police cruiser.

Earlier this month, more than a year after 24-year-old Ryo Oyamada was killed by a speeding NYPD cruiser in Queensbridge, the police finally turned over the results of their investigation into his death to federal court. But the Oyamada family is still prohibited from viewing the materials of the investigation, including public documents and video footage that the NYPD claims will exculpate their officers.

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