Weather Alert  

WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY * WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up 50 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Due to snow melt and recent rainfall some tree root systems may be somewhat compromised potentially leading to some uprooted trees.

NCPD: Man Died After Being Thrown Off Horse at Belmont Race Track

A 39-year-old trainer died in Elmont after being thrown from his horse.

Print Email
Elmont, NY - September 5, 2014 - The Fourth Squad reports the details of a Serious Aided that occurred on Friday, September 05, 2014 at approximately 8:00 am in Elmont.
According to detectives, a 39 year old male trainer at Belmont Race Track, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike was exercising a horse on the track when he was thrown to the ground.  The victim was transported to a local hospital in a private ambulance before police arrival and was pronounced deceased at 8:50 am by hospital staff. 
Identification of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.