Police: Wrong-way driver was speeding on LIE

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YAPHANK -

A Wyandanch man is accused of speeding the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway.

Police say Manuel Lopez Martinez was stopped near Exit 67 in Yaphank around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Highway patrol officers say they spotted the 25-year-old driving a vehicle west in the eastbound lanes.

Martinez is accused of reckless driving and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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