Police: East Patchogue man hits pedestrian; charged with DWI and leaving the scene

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An East Patchogue man is accused of DWI and hitting a pedestrian in Centereach overnight.

Police say Robert Bickmeyer was driving on Portion Road when he hit a pedestrian in the bike lane and left the scene.

The victim, a 40-year-old man from Holbrook, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital. He was not seriously injured.

Bickmeyer will face a judge Sunday.

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