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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut... northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...northern Fairfield...northern Middlesex...northern New Haven...northern New London...southern Fairfield...southern Middlesex... southern New Haven and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey...eastern Bergen...eastern Essex...eastern Passaic... eastern Union...Hudson...western Bergen...western Essex... western Passaic and western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northeastern Suffolk...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northern Westchester...northwestern Suffolk...Orange...Putnam... Richmond (staten island)...Rockland...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * From 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon * showers and thunderstorms will be moving into the region from the west early this evening and will overspread the region by late tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Friday morning and begin to taper off from west to east during Friday afternoon. There is the potential for periods of heavy rainfall this evening into Friday afternoon. * The axis of heaviest rain remains uncertain. However...at this time the heaviest rain is forecast to extend from northeastern New Jersey into the lower Hudson Valley...New York City...and southern Connecticut. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are possible...with localized higher amounts possible. The main threat is flash flooding of low lying...poor drainage...and urbanized areas. Smaller flashier streams may also flood. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Thursday Jul.28 16,08:00 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.