Producer's impaired-driving case adjourned

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A court date for a Manhattan movie producer who was ticketed on charges of driving high on alcohol and drugs in September, when she crashed in Water Mill, was adjourned Wednesday until Nov. 28.

A spokeswoman for the Southampton Town Justice Court said the case against Lisa Maria Falcone, 48, had been moved but did not provide a reason. Falcone's attorney did not immediately respond to a phone call seeking comment.

Falcone told police she took an extra dose of her prescription painkiller -- along with Benadryl -- and could have drunk alcohol at the Hampton Classic before crashing her Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicle on Sept. 1, according to court papers.

Police said her speech was slurred and she had an odor of alcohol on her breath after she bumped another car from behind on Hayground Road. Both vehicles then hit a parked truck, police said. There were no injuries.

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Falcone was an executive producer for the film "127 Hours." Her husband is embattled hedge fund manager Philip Falcone.

In June, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against Philip Falcone and his company, Harbinger Capital Partners.

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