SOUTHOLD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) -- Bail has been reduced for the pickup truck driver arrested for alleged DWI following a deadly crash on Long Island.
The Suffolk County district attorney's office said a judge reduced Steven Romeo's bail to $50,000 at a court hearing Thursday.
Authorities said the limo left Vineyard 48 Winery, located on Route 48 in Cutchogue when it attempted to make a U-turn westbound.
Romeo's truck then broadsided the limo.
Three woman died on impact and another woman died a short time later at Taconic Bay Hospital. All were bridesmaids.
Spokesman for the district attorney, Robert Clifford, said Romeo's attorney asked for bail to be reduced from $500,000. Prosecutors did not object.
Romeo has been hospitalized since Saturday. His attorney said Romeo is expected to be hospitalized for the foreseeable future.
Romeo faces a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charge. He has pleaded not guilty.
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