Police: Man killed in DWI crash

August 19, 2009 7:20:44 AM PDT
Police on Long Island say a man has been killed in a car crash caused by a drunk driver. Suffolk County police say Kenneth Lesser was driving in Commack late Tuesday when the driver of a van sped through a red light and struck his vehicle.

The 58-year-old Kings Park man was trapped in his vehicle and died at the scene.

Police say they've arrested the 25-year-old driver of the van on a charge of driving while intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Police say the driver of a third car was injured when the van rolled over and struck the vehicle. That driver was treated at a hospital for back pain.

The van's driver and its passenger also were treated for injuries at a hospital.


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