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Police pursuit ends in crash on Sunrise Highway, cops say

A police helicopter pursuit of a man driving

A police helicopter pursuit of a man driving on Sunrise Highway in Bellport ended July 18, 2014, when the man crashed into a guardrail, Suffolk police said. Photo Credit: John Roca

A police helicopter pursuit of a man driving on Sunrise Highway in Bellport ended Friday night when the man crashed into a guardrail, Suffolk police said.

Police said the man was headed east when he crashed near exit 56 at 6:30 p.m.

The man was in police custody after being taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons.

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