Police: Drunk driver crashed into ambulette, killing patient

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A Locust Valley man is accused of driving drunk and causing a deadly ambulette crash.

Police say the ambulette was on Walnut Road in Glen Cove last night with its lights and sirens on when it was hit by a Cadillac. The ambulette overturned.

Inside was a 85-year-old man who was on his way to the hospital. Police say he e did not survive.

The Cadillac driver, Alvaro Gutierrez-Garcia, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated.

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