The female suspect in a crash that killed an NYPD cop had a blood alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit.
Jessica Beauvais, 32, of Long Island, said, “I’m sorry,” as she was escorted out of the 107th Precinct in Queens on Tuesday.
“I’m sorry that I hit him and now he’s dead,” she said, referring to Officer Anastasios Tsakos who died early Tuesday.
Beauvais told reporters she was coming from the studio when she hit Tsakos. “I did a podcast,” she sobbed as she was placed inside a police vehicle.
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Tsakos, 43, had just left the scene of an earlier accident on the Long Island expressway when she hit his car head-on with her 2013 Volkswagen.
Beauvais’ podcast on Facebook Monday night included anti-police rants and showed her drinking from a small plastic cup, according to the NY Post.
She is charged with vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, leaving an accident resulting in death, fleeing the scene of an accident, and driving while intoxicated.