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Ossining Police: Man in Rollover Flees Scene

OSSINING, N.Y. – A man who was reportedly involved in a rollover accident Monday morning fled the scene of the accident before confessing to it two hours later, Ossining Police said.

After receiving a call around 4:26 a.m. Monday of a vehicle rollover on North Highland Avenue near the Eagle Bay Condominiums, Village of Ossining Police arrived on scene and “observed a gold Honda on the grass on the southbound side of the road,” according to a press release. The vehicle “appeared to be heavily damaged, but unoccupied.”

“Witnesses reported seeing the car strike the curb, roll and two occupants flee from the vehicle,” according to the press release. “A search of the area did not locate anyone.”

Two hours later, a man arrived at police headquarters to report being involved in the accident, stating “he was traveling southbound when he swerved to avoid a deer, struck the curb and had the accident,” according to the release.

After checking his driver’s license, Ossining Police said they found it had been suspended “for failure to pay a fine in the town of New Castle,” according to the release. The man was later issued a summons for driving with a suspended license and was released, according to the press release.

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