Wantagh, NY - December 26th, 2013 - The Public Information Office reports the details of a water emergency rescue that occurred on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. in Point Lookout.
According to police, a 911 call was received for a water emergency near Point Lookout, in Seadog Creek. The Town of Hempstead Bay Constable, U. S. Coast Guard, and Nassau County Marine and Air Bureau responded to the location to conduct a search for three male duck hunters. The Town of Hempstead Bay Constables located the disabled vessel with two victims, 39 years old and 55 years old, still on board. The Constables towed the vessel to West Marina. Nassau County Police Helicopter 5 continued to search the area and located the third victim stranded in the marsh. The helicopter was able to land on the marsh and remove the 40 year old victim. There were no injuries reported.