Vietnam veteran drowns at Northport beach

A Vietnam veteran drowned while fishing at Crab Meadow Beach in Northport last night.

Police say 64-year-old Daniel Arnold, of Huntington Station, was fishing on a sandbar around 6:30 p.m. when he was pulled under the water by the high tide.

Two men jumped into the water and tried to save Arnold. He was later pronounced dead at Northport Veterans Affairs Center.

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