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"Dense Fog Advisory" ...Dense fog advisory in effect until 11 am EST this morning... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog advisory, which is in effect until 11 am EST this morning. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less. * Timing...until 11 a.M. * Impacts...hazardous driving conditions due to reduce visibility. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your low beam headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. 12 , "Special Statement" ...Areas of dense fog tonight... South winds continue to transport unusually mild and moist air north across the area as high pressure moves out to sea. Areas of fog will continue developing and become locally dense, restricting visibilities to 1/4 mile or less mainly from New York City north and east across southern Connecticut and Long Island. This fog is forecast to persist through Saturday morning. Motorists should be alert while driving into rapidly reduced visibilities. Remember to slow down, use your low beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. Gc 955 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 ...Areas of dense fog tonight... South winds continue to transport unusually mild and moist air north across the area as high pressure moves out to sea. Areas of fog will continue developing and become locally dense, restricting visibilities to 1/4 mile or less mainly from New York City north and east across southern Connecticut and Long Island. This fog is forecast to persist through Saturday morning. Motorists should be alert while driving into rapidly reduced visibilities. Remember to slow down, use your low beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. Gc -- Saturday Feb.25 17,01:36 AM

Nassau County PD: Fatal Hempstead Car Accident Under Investigation

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Serious Auto Accident involving an unidentified pedestrian that occurred on November 13, 2013 at 4:18 am in Hempstead.

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Hempstead, NY - November 13th, 2013 - Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Serious Auto Accident involving an unidentified pedestrian that occurred on November 13, 2013 at 4:18 am in Hempstead.

According to detectives, while operating a taxi southbound on N. Franklin Street near Orchard Street, the 69 year old male driver was confronted by a male Hispanic who was running across N. Franklin Street from west to east and had a collision with the front passenger side of the taxicab.

As a result of the accident he suffered head trauma and was transported to an area hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

The unidentified Hispanic male, is described as being about 5’8” tall with a thin build and short dark hair. He was wearing a blue “Bubble” jacket, a collared shirt with blue and yellow stripes, light brown pants and brown work boots.

The taxi underwent brake and safety checks at the scene and was released back to the driver.

There is no apparent criminality involved in this accident.

Detectives request anyone who may have information regarding the identity of the injured pedestrian to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.