Man dies in RV crash on Round Swamp Road in Old Bethpage; woman hurt

A man has died and a woman is injured after their RV crashed into a tree and a utility pole, then tipped on a steep

Firefighters are in the process of cutting their

Firefighters are in the process of cutting their way into the vehicle in an attempt to rescue anyone trapped inside.

OLD BETHPAGE - A man has died and a woman is injured after their RV crashed into a tree and a utility pole, then tipped on a steep embankment in Old Bethpage.

It happened on Round Swamp Road. Police say the 71-year-old man was driving and apparently suffered a medical condition at the wheel. His wife, who was a passenger in the vehicle, has been hospitalized.

Firefighters had to cut their way into the vehicle to extricate the victims, whose identities have not  been released.

Fire officials say high-tension wires above the road and a propane tank inside the RV added to the danger of the accident.

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