DWI suspect fatally struck friend, cops say

Lawrence Pagano, 23, of Coram, has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he accidentally struck and killed 21-year-old Krystal Berkowitz, of Stony Brook, as he tried to flag her down on Nesconset Highway in Setauket about 4 a.m. Saturday, July 26, Suffolk police said. Berkowitz had left Pagano's car earlier fearing he was too drunk, police said. (Credit: Jim Staubitser)