SHANDAKEN, N.Y. — Two off-duty New York Police Department officers,
one of them a groom on his wedding day, died in the crash of a rented
2018 Maserati after celebrating at the reception, police said Monday.
groom, Officer Michael Colangelo of Huntington Station, Long Island,
and Detective John M. Martinez, of Hauppauge, Long Island, died late
Sunday in the town of Shandaken in Ulster County, about a mile from a
resort where the wedding had taken place.
Martinez was driving
when the car left the road, struck a tree and overturned around 11:30
p.m., state police said. A third person in the car who police say was
not the bride suffered non-life-threatening injuries.