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2 Injured In Suspected DWI Crash

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Richard Heiser has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated. (Credit:Suffolk County Police)

Richard Heiser has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated. (Credit:Suffolk County Police)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Centerport, Long Island man was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Suffolk County Police say that Richard Heiser, 31, was driving while intoxicated when he crashed his truck into two utility poles near the intersection of Broadway and the Jericho Turnpike in Huntington.

The crash injured his only passenger Jennifer Todero, 34, she was taken to Huntington Hospital in serious condition and was later moved to Northport University Medical Center. Todero suffered a leg injury in the crash.

Police say that Heiser was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and charged following an investigation. He is currently awaiting arraignment.

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