Cops: Drunk driver crashed in Cutchogue

An East Marion man lost control of his car while driving drunk and crashed into a storm drain in Cutchogue early Monday, Southold Town police said.

Police said 25-year-old Esteban Rodriguez crashed into the median while driving on Route 48 just west of Cox Lane about 2:10 a.m. He was then interviewed at the scene by Southold police, who determined he was intoxicated at the time of the crash, police said.

He was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and ticketed for driving without a license, police said.

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