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Bicyclist killed in DWI crash in Montauk, police say

A Montauk driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after, police said, she struck and killed a bicyclist Wednesday evening in Montauk.

The bicyclist, John James Usma-Quintero, 28, of Montauk, was taken via Montauk Ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, East Hampton police said.

Police said the driver, Lisa L. Rooney, 30, was charged with DWI and faces arraignment Thursday in East Hampton Town Justice Court. Her attorney could not be reached for comment.

Police said Rooney was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado north on Flamingo Avenue when she struck Usma-Quintero as he rode his bicycle north on the road just after 6 p.m. The fatal crash occurred near Falcon Place, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 631-537-7575. All calls will remain confidential.

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