East Islip man drowns while windsurfing during storm

EAST ISLIP - Officials say the storm proved to be deadly for an East Islip man who drowned while windsurfing. Police say Joseph Rocco was windsurfing in Bellport Bay off Parkview Drive and Grandview Drive in Shirley yesterday afternoon. Cops say the 68-year-old went under water and was discovered by a bystander on the shore.

Rocco was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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