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Salvatore Distefano

Salvatore Distefano (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police Urge Motorists To Follow ‘Move Over Law’

Suffolk Highway Patrolman Brian Smales is recovering from injuries suffered when his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunk driver last weekend.


Salvatore Distefano (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suffolk County Cop Hurt After Alleged Drunken Driver Rear-Ends Cruiser

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Sunday on Sunrise Highway in Patchogue as Officer Brian Smales investigated a fatal crash that occurred earlier in the day on the roadway.