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NFL Draft: Yadira Arroyo’s sons to announce Jets’ Day 3 picks


Slain FDNY emergency medical technician Yadira Arroyo was remembered at a funeral Mass held Saturday, March 25, 2017, at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church for Arroyo, who was killed in the line of duty after she was hit by her stolen ambulance in an attempted carjacking March 16. Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware

The Jets will honor fallen emergency medical technician Yadira Arroyo during the NFL Draft.

The league announced that Arroyo’s children will announce the team’s Day 3 picks from EMT Station House 26 in the Bronx.

Arroyo, a 14-year veteran with the fire department, was killed last month when a carjacker got behind the wheel of her ambulance and ran her over after a scuffle in the Soundview section of the Bronx, police said.

Arroyo, 44, had five sons.

Over the past few years, the league has allowed special guests to announce teams’ later-round picks from various locations around the world. This year, the Jacksonville Jaguars will announce their Day 3 selections from London and the Houston Texans will have their picks announced from outer space by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

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