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NYC Real Estate Executive Accused In Fatal DWI Crash On Long Island

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) -- A Manhattan real estate executive was arraigned on drunken driving charges Monday, after a fatal car crash in the Hamptons.

Sean Ludwick, 42, was arrested early Sunday in Sag Harbor after he lost control of his 2013 Porsche and struck a utility pole, police said. His passenger, 53-year-old Paul Hansen of Sag Harbor, died.

Suffolk County prosecutors said Ludwick was arraigned Monday in Southampton Town Court on a misdemeanor DWI charge and a felony count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash.

A county assistant district attorney said Ludwick's his car was found a quarter of a mile from the crash site.

Ludwick was expected to post $500,000 bail. His attorney declined to comment on the charges.

Ludwick is a managing partner and founder of Blackhouse Development, based in Midtown East.

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