Woman charged with DWI after fatal three-car crash on Long Island

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Kimberly Michiels was charged with driving while intoxicated. (Photo: Suffolk County PIO)

Kimberly Michiels was charged with driving while intoxicated. (Photo: Suffolk County PIO)

BROOKHAVEN, Long Island (PIX11) — A Mastic woman has been arrested and charged with DWI after a three-car crash on Long Island killed a 35-year-old man early Sunday, police said.

Orlando Heinecker was driving on the Montauk Highway when he lost control of the car and struck two westbound vehicles, a 2007 Jeep and a 2014 Ford Focus, around 1:19 a.m.

Heinecker was ejected from the 1997 Chevy Suburban he was driving and was pronounced dead at the scene of the Medical Examiner.

Kimberly Michiels, 35, who was driving the Jeep, was treated for minor injuries at Brookhaven Memoiral Hospital Medical Center. She was charged with DWI and will been arraigned in Central Islip Sunday.

Michiels’ passenger, 42-year-old Andrea Smith, and the driver of the Ford Focus, 29-year-old Sarah Skidmore, were both treated and released by Brookhaven Memorial Hospital.

All three vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

The investigation is continuing and detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed this crash to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555.