Officials: Man drowns at Smith Point County Park beach
Suffolk County police say a man drowned at a Shirley beach Friday night.
They say two men were swimming at Smith Point County Park beach when they were struck by a large wave.
One of the men made it back to shore and the other was pulled out into the water.
Crews pulled the 54-year-old victim from the water. He was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
His identity has yet not be released.