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Police: Drunk Driver Crashed Through First Floor Of Long Island Home

Aftermath of the crash

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Police say a Brooklyn woman was arrested on a DWI charge after her vehicle crashed into a Long Island house.

Suffolk County police say the car stopped in the backyard after hitting the house in Huntington early Monday. A 90-year-old woman and her caretaker were in the house, but were not hurt.

sophia anderson Police: Drunk Driver Crashed Through First Floor Of Long Island Home

Sophia Anderson Credit:Suffolk County Police

Witnesses told CBS 2′s Hazel Sanchez that it sounded like an explosion.

“I woke up, and there was explosion,” said neighbor Polly Hanson Greenburg.

Suffolk County police say Sophia Anderson will be arraigned Tuesday.

Anderson had a male passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash, he has not been charged.

The name of her attorney was not immediately available.

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