CRIME
01/27/2015 05:35 am ET Updated Jan 27, 2015

Blizzard Death Reported As New York Teenager Dies In Snow-Tubing Accident: Reports

A 17-year-old boy died in a snow-tubing accident on Long Island Monday night, Newsday reported. It was the first reported death of the blizzard that struck the northeast this week.

Snow-tubing is a winter activity that involves riding an inner tube on snow.

Around 10 p.m., a teen from East Northport and two friends were outside, taking turns snow-tubing in Huntington, N.Y. One of the teens lost control and hit a light pole, Suffolk County police told ABC News.

According to Newsday, the teen was taken to Huntington Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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