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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday. * Locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides tonight and 1 to 1 1/2 ft Thursday morning and Thursday night. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide Thursday night. Brief and localized minor flooding possible with tonight's and Thursday morning high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover Thursday night. 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 Thursday night... 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..... -- Wednesday May.24 17,07:24 PM

Sound Beach Man Killed in Smithtown Two-Car Crash

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a two-car crash that killed a Sound Beach man early this morning.

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Smithtown, NY - July 30th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a two-car crash that killed a Sound Beach man early this morning.

Mitchell Sussman was driving a 2006 Subaru Forester eastbound on Route 347 when his vehicle was struck by a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Tara Grandinetti, at approximately 2:05 a.m.

Sussman, 54, was transported via Smithtown Rescue to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Grandinetti, 30, of Wisteria Circle, Bellport, was transported to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown where she was treated and released.

The vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.