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Long Beach man drove 105 mph drunk, police say

A Long Beach man stopped for driving 105 mph on the Meadowbrook State Parkway Wednesday night also was driving drunk, State Police said.

Police said Andrew Gaughan was driving south on the Meadowbrook near Babylon Turnpike - just yards from the site of a horrific 2005 wrong-way drunk-driving limo crash that killed 7-year-old Katie Flynn of Long Beach and limo driver Stanley Rabinowitz, 59 - when he was stopped by a trooper.

Gaughan, 30, of 86 Ohio Ave., was doing 105 mph, 50 mph over the speed limit, police said.

Police said the trooper noted Gaughan "smelled of alcohol." A breath test showed he had a blood-alcohol content of 0.10 - above the legal limit of 0.08 - and he was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, police said. He also was issued citations for excessive speed. He is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 30.

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