It was one of the hottest days of spring on New York's Long Island, and Marcus Starkman was among those who went to the beach for some sun and sand.
Starkman was lying in a chaise longue on Long Beach. Suddenly, police got a call about a swimmer in distress and rushed to the rescue.
In the confusion Wednesday, a police SUV ran over Starkman as he was talking on a phone and listening to the radio, according to Newsday.
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