Northport Man Killed During Cesspool Install Out East, Cops Say
A Northport man was killed Saturday, Nov. 18, after he was trapped underground during a Shoreham cesspool installation, Suffolk police said.
Kurt Peiscopgrau, 60, was part of the crew installing the cesspool at the Josephine Boulevard home in Shoreham.
During the installation, the “ground gave way,” trapping Peiscopgrau at around 11:25 a.m., police said. His body was recovered by Emergency Service Section police officers at 3:15 p.m.
Emergency Service Section officers were assisted in the recovery by members of the Rocky Point, Hagerman, and Brookhaven National Lab Fire Departments, as well as several additional fire departments and employees of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works.
Police said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified.
FD: Crash Victim Freed By Jaws Of Life In East Northport
Firefighters removed a trapped victim from a car involved in a two-vehicle crash in East Northport on Saturday, Nov. 18, fire officials said.
The crash occurred at around 3:08 p.m. on Larkfield Road, south of Clay Pitts Road and in front of the CVS Shopping Center, between the car and a Ford pickup truck.
East Northport firefighters used heavy rescue “Jaws of Life” tools to remove trapped victim from the car, and EMS crews brought the person, who was seriously injured, to be airlifted by Suffolk Police medevac helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital.
Two people who were traveling in the pickup truck declined medical assistance, according to fire officials.
Three rescue engines, three ambulances and paramedic units were under the direction of East Northport Second Assistant Chief Tom Bourne.
PD: Man With Bipolar Disorder Missing For Weeks
A Wheatley Heights man with bipolar disorder and “other mental issues” has been missing for weeks, according to Suffolk police.
Marcus McIntosh, 22, was last seen Nov. 10 in Wheatley Heights, police said.
He’s described by police as black, standing at 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds and having black hair and brown eyes.
McIntosh was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, dark colored sweatpants and black shoes.
Police said he may be in need of medical attention and ask anyone with information to 911 or the First Squad at 631-854-8152.
-- Compiled by Andrew Wroblewski