Suffolk County Police today arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Lindenhurst.
Lita Davidson was driving a 2016 Hyundai Elantra eastbound on Montauk Highway, near E Shore Road, when her vehicle left the roadway, struck a telephone pole and a man at approximately 4 a.m.
The victim, Robert Vitale, 40, who was homeless, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. Davidson, 30, of Bay Shore, was not injured.
Davidson was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. She will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on September 21.