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Cops: Sparkill Man Involved In Crash Off Rt. 303 Was Drunk

Orangetown police have accused a 31-year-old Sparkill man of drunkenly crashing a car in a parking lot off Route 303 on Monday.
Orangetown police have accused a 31-year-old Sparkill man of drunkenly crashing a car in a parking lot off Route 303 on Monday. Photo Credit: DAILY VOICE photo

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. -- A Sparkill man accused of drunkenly crashing his car and failing several field sobriety tests immediately after is facing a felony count of driving while intoxicated, according to police.

Michael Hrynenko, 31, was taken into custody about 4:50 p.m. Monday after officers responded to a reported one-car crash in a parking lot off Route 303, according to Orangetown police.

According to authorities, Hrynenko was found behind the wheel of the crashed car and appeared to be drunk. He submitted to several field sobriety tests at the scene, which he's accused of failing, according to police.

Hrynenko was arrested in the parking lot and taken to police headquarters where, according to police, he refused to take a Breathalyzer test.

Hrynenko was later arraigned in Orangetown Town Court, where he was charged with DWI and taken to the Rockland County jail , according to police.

According to authorities, the 31-year-old is to return to court on Feb. 14.

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