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UPDATE: East Hampton Couple Struck By Car Saturday On Sunrise Highway, Driver Charged With Driving On Drugs

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Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours on Saturday after an accident that sent three people to the hospital and snarled traffic in several hamlets for most of the day. MRW

authorMichael Wright on Aug 6, 2016
UPDATE: Sunday, August 7, 11 a.m. An East Hampton couple has been identified as the pair injured when hit by a car while standing on the side of Sunrise Highway... more

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