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Woman accused of pinning sister with vehicle

Marissa Kovalovsky, 19, of Selden, is led out

Marissa Kovalovsky, 19, of Selden, is led out of the Fourth Precinct in Hauppauge for arraignment on charges of reckless endangerment, Suffolk County police said. (July 11, 2013) Photo Credit: James Carbone

A Selden woman was arrested Wednesday on charges of reckless endangerment hours after police said she used a vehicle to pin her sister against a garage during a dispute.

Marissa Kovalovsky, 19, of Parnet Court, Selden, was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, Suffolk County police said.

She is scheduled for arraignment Thursday in First District Court in Central Islip.

Police said officers had been searching for Kovalovsky since she used a vehicle to pin her 17-year-old sister against the garage at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Her sister, whose name was not released, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment, police said.

It was not immediately clear what sparked the incident.

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