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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EDT Friday... * locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides tonight. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide tonight. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover tonight. Inundation of 1 to 1 1/2 ft above ground level in the lowest lying spots. A few Road closures likely with a low threat of property damage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. .................................(mllw/mhhw).................. Kings Point NY......1136 PM..10.5-11.0/2.7-3.2......minor..... Bridgeport CT.......1148 PM...9.6-10.1/2.3-2.8......minor..... New Haven CT........1147 PM....8.8-9.3/2.1-2.6......min-mod... Old Field NY........1150 PM...9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7......minor..... Glen Cove NY........1152 PM..10.4-10.9/2.5-3.0......minor..... -- Thursday May.25 17,07:36 PM

Brentwood Woman Killed While Crossing the Road in Dix Hills

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Dix Hills early this morning.

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Dix Hills, NY - July 2nd, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Dix Hills early this morning.

William Ackerman, 48, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse northbound on East Deer Park Road when his vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking across the road in a westbound direction at 12:13 a.m.

Felicia Romero, 42, of Brentwood was transported by Dix Hills Rescue to Huntington Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Ackerman, of Northport, was not injured.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

Detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252. All calls will be kept confidential.