NORTH AMITYVILLE - Police say a drunken driver plowed into two people in North Amityville, killing one of them yesterday morning.

According to police, a man and a woman were walking in the street when they were hit by the car on Ritter Avenue and Route 110 just before 6 a.m. They say 49-year-old Richard Hughes, of East Islip, was arrested on drunken driving charges.

Officials say the woman was killed, while the other victim remains in critical condition.

Hughes will be arraigned this morning.