Bicyclist critically injured by alleged drunken driver

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FARMINGVILLE -

A bicyclist was struck and critically injured by an alleged drunken driver in Farmingville.

Police say Lee Newman, 26, of Farmingville, was driving a white pickup truck when he struck the bicyclist near Horseblock Road and County Road 83 shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition. He has been identified as 67-year-old Armando Gonzalez, of Medford.

Newman was arrested for DWI, police say.

Detectives are asking any witnesses or anyone who may information on the crash to contact the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-8477, or text "SCPD" and your message to "CRIMES" (274637), or contact by email at www.tipsubmit.com.

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