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Port Jefferson constable has ‘medical condition,’ crashes through fence, police say

A Port Jefferson Village constable was hospitalized Thursday,

A Port Jefferson Village constable was hospitalized Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, after a medical episode caused him to crash his vehicle through the fence of a house, police said. Credit: Stringer News Service

A Port Jefferson Village constable was hospitalized early Thursday after a medical episode caused him to crash his vehicle through the fence of a house, police said.

The constable was driving on Jefferson Landing Circle in Port Jefferson at about 12:28 a.m. when he began feeling “symptoms of a medical condition,” Suffolk County police said. The patrol vehicle he was driving hit a mailbox then crashed through the home’s fence.

The constable was not injured in the crash, but he was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson for evaluation.

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