Dilcia Pena, 16

New York City, New York
August 04, 2001

Agencies: New York Police Department NYPD

Cause of death: Vehicular

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Last updated: almost 4 years ago


Around 9PM on August 4th, 2001 Herrera/Pena family were crossing 3rd Avenue on 46th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, when all of them were struck by NYPD officer Joseph Gray who was driving a minivan, drunk, after 12 hours of drinking and hanging out in a strip club.

Legal Action

September 2001 Officer indicted

Community and Family Efforts


Aug 2012 Family gathering for rememberance

May 2018 settlement