One injured in Copiague crash, police say

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One person was taken to Nassau University Medical Center with what police described as "serious" injuries after a crash in Copiague early Wednesday morning.

Suffolk County police said the accident, involving a car and a motorized scooter, occurred at 6:46 a.m. at the intersection of Campagnoli and Vespucci avenues.

Campagnoli is closed between Colombo and Verazzano avenues for investigation by detectives from the Crime Scene Unit.

Vespucci also is closed.

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Those roads were closed at 7:22 a.m. It was not clear how long they would be closed.

Police have not released the identity of the injured person, other than to say the victim is a man and, likely, in his 40s.

A police helicopter was originally requested to transport the victim, police said, but was canceled due to bad weather.

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