Police Recruit Dies During Training Run Along East River

Sherman Adams.

A 28-year old police recruit, Sherman Adams of Coney Island, died during a training run along the East River last night.  It happened around 5:40 p.m., after a day of exercises that took place between East Houston and 14th streets.  Abrams was rushed to Beth Israel Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Mayor Bloomberg and Police Chief Ray Kelly went to the hospital last night to pay their respects to the family. Abrams leaves behind a 5-year-old daughter.  He was a corrections officer for four years before entering the Police Academy in July.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.