Two Rikers Officers Die In Crash On Kings Highway, Four Loko Found At Scene
Early yesterday morning, Africaque Smith and Tiffany Underwood, two corrections officers at Rikers Island, were driving along Kings Highway. At one point, their 2004 Nissan Murano veered off the road and into oncoming traffic. The two women's car hit an SUV driven by an off-duty police officer. The two were rushed to the nearby Brookdale Hospital and pronounced dead.
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