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Stony Point man charged with DWI, injuring a driver held on $100G bail

Posted by: Steve Lieberman - Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 25, 2013

Michael Coyle, 45, of Stony Point man was ordered held on $100,000 on charges of seriously injuring another driver while driving drunk. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday in Haverstraw Justice Court.

Coyle was released from Nyack Hospital on Monday for arraignment on a felony charge of driving drunk and causing a head-on crash with another vehicle in which the daughter of the former Stony Point supervisor suffered serious injuries. He had been held police custody at Nyack Hospital following the crash on Route 9W at 5 p.m. Friday. He had been in serious but stable condition following the crash, police said.

Alysoun Sherwood, 48, a former Stony Point resident now living in Highland Falls, underwent seven hours of surgery at Westchester Medical Center. She remained hospitalized on Monday.

Hospital spokesman David Billig didn’t return telephone call for comment.

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