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November 23, 2012

Police Log: Nov. 23, 2012 — Personal-injury accident

INDIAN LAKE — A man was injured in a car accident here Monday.

Shortly before 11:24 a.m., Alex M. Giarratano, 23, of Islip was driving on Route 30 about two miles north of Blue Mountain Lake in the Town of Indian Lake when his vehicle began to slide because of black ice on the roadway, police said. Giarratano’s vehicle crossed the northbound lane and went off the road via the east shoulder, striking a ditch with the front passenger’s side. The vehicle then struck a tree. Giarratano was transported to Glen Falls Hospital by Blue Mountain Lake Volunteer Ambulance for a laceration to his right hand. He was treated and released.

Giarratano’s passenger, Daniel S. Root, 22, of Massapequa was not injured.

No tickets were issued.

— By Staff Writers Felicia Krieg and Robin Caudell 

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