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"Special Statement" A hot and quickly drying air mass will combine with gusty northwest winds to create conditions more conducive for fire spread late this afternoon until close to sunset across the New York City metropolitan area...western Long Island...and southern Connecticut. Relative humidities decreasing to 25 to 35 percent during this time...while winds gust to 20 to 25 mph...would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at weather.Gov/NYC for further details and updates. 343 PM EDT Mon Aug 29 2016 A hot and quickly drying air mass will combine with gusty northwest winds to create conditions more conducive for fire spread late this afternoon until close to sunset across the New York City metropolitan area...western Long Island...and southern Connecticut. Relative humidities decreasing to 25 to 35 percent during this time...while winds gust to 20 to 25 mph...would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at weather.Gov/NYC for further details and updates. -- Monday Aug.29 16,05:24 PM

SCPD: Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

A crash occured on Magnolia Drive, near Nelson Road, Selden.

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Selden, NY - January 24, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian last night.
 
Laurence Broggy, 27, was driving a 2013 Ford FedEx delivery truck southbound on Magnolia Drive in Selden when his vehicle collided with a male pedestrian who was apparently in the roadway at 6:51 p.m.
 
Carl Lunsford, 47, sustained extensive injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Broggy was not injured.
 
The vehicle was inspected at the scene by the Suffolk County Police Department Motor Carrier Safety Section and was not impounded. The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.