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AMITYVILLECopiague woman dies after

car hits sign, parked cars

A Copiague woman was killed Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Amityville, police said.

Suffolk County police identified the victim as Cheryl Noll, 34, and said she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Noll was headed west on Montauk Highway when police said her 2006 Toyota Scion "veered off the road" just west of Bryan Avenue at 3:50 a.m.

The car struck a sign and several parked cars, police said.

The crash closed the road for several hours.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

CORAMCentereach man accused of

DWI after hitting police car

A Centereach man was arrested and charged with drunken driving after he crashed into a marked police patrol car on Route 112 in Coram on Friday, Suffolk County police said.

Jose Argueta, 22, was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the 2:44 a.m. crash at the intersection of Route 112 and Route 25, Middle Country Road.

The officer, assigned to the Sixth Precinct, and a passenger in Argueta's car were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Police said the officer was "slowing to a stop" at a light on Route 112 when Argueta, driving a 1998 Honda, attempted to make a turn from westbound Route 25 onto southbound Route 112, but instead crashed into the patrol car.

Argueta was scheduled for arraignment Friday in First District Court in Central Islip.

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