Friend backs driver in fatal patrol car crash
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A friend and former co-worker of the truck driver who police say was responsible for the death of a Nassau police officer over the weekend came to the trucker's defense Sunday.
"It came as a real shock to us out here," said Jim Wieleba, 21, of Wethersfield, Conn., who said he had worked with John Kaley at a Hartford towing company. "He's been a good driver, a good friend. He's not the type...