Lake Ronkonkoma man accused of DWI with 15-year-old in car

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A Lake Ronkonkoma man is accused of driving drunk Sunday - with a 15-year-old girl in the car.           

Police say 19-year-old Thomas Zuckerman was pulled over for speeding on the Long Island Expressway near exit 63 just before 2 a.m.

He was arrested at the scene, and the 15-year-old was released to a family member.           

No injuries were reported.

Zuckerman is facing multiple charges, including DWI under Leandra’s Law.

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