October 19, 2017

** New York EMT resigns after posting video showing him encouraging patient to drink

UNITED STATES NEWS

** A Fire Department of New York (FDNY) EMT has quit after a video showing him encouraging a drunk woman to drink alcohol while en route to hospital went viral. The New York Post (Susan Edelman/July 16) said Kyle Bossio, 27, handed in his resignation Tuesday after department investigators questioned him about the video. According to the newspaper, Bossio posted the vignette himself on Snapchat. It was then copied and anonymously posted on YouTube. During the episode, he is heard mocking the patient. Along with the internal investigation, the state Department of Health is now looking into the matter.

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