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Police: Suffolk Woman Charged With DWI After Crash Seriously Injures Man

The area of Mount Sinai Coram Road in Mount Sinai where the incident happened.
The area of Mount Sinai Coram Road in Mount Sinai where the incident happened. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Long Island woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated after she struck a man with a motor vehicle overnight.

The incident happened Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 at around 2:30 a.m. in Mount Sinai.

Jennifer Hohn, 40, of Saint James, was driving a 2018 Toyota northbound in front of 745 Mount Sinai Coram Road, when she crashed the vehicle into a parked 2010 GMC pickup truck occupied by a man and woman, Suffolk County Police said.

Hohn then struck a man on a bicycle who was leaning against the truck from the right shoulder of the road, according to police. 

She then crashed the Toyota into a sign, a mailbox and a fence, police said.

The man, Jason Sciortino, of Port Jefferson Station, was transported by Port Jefferson Emergency Medical Services to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Following an investigation by Sixth Squad detectives, the Highway Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement Team (SAFE-T) officers charged Hohn with driving while intoxicated. 

She was held overnight at the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Saturday.

Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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