A car accident occurred on January twenty-fifth, 2008. It took place in Melville, New York.
On Saturday morning, a car on Route 110 hit Melissa Scherr, 25, from Long Island. She was allegedly not paying attention when she was speaking to her boyfriend on her cell phone. The driver, Douglas Davis, 44, was allegedly under the influence of alcohol and was drunk while behind the wheel of his pickup truck. Davis hit Scherrfled and fled the scene of the accidentafter the crash.
Scherr was taken to the Huntington Hospital after the accident. Hours later after receiveing the best efforts of the hospitals medical staff, she was pronounced dead as a result of the fatal injury suffered from the car accident.
After police caught him, Davis did not pass a sobriety test. He was then arrested. Davis is supposed to be going to the First District Court in Central Islip later in the week. He is charged with DWI, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.
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