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May 29, 2017

Worker Sucked Into Long Island Cesspool

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Edward Sinnott, a 59-year-old worker, was sucked into a collapsing cesspool on May 24, resulting in an hours-long, unsuccessful rescue effort. Another worker nearly was sucked in when the sinkhole developed around 1 p.m., but managed to grab onto construction equipment.

Local responders – including those from Nassau County Emergency Service, Suffolk County Police Second Precinct and Emergency Service Section, Nassau County Emergency Service, the Huntington and Huntington Manor fire departments, the Greenlawn Fire Department and Dix Hills Fire Department – finally recovered Sinnott’s body around 7 p.m. as friends, family and neighbors waited.

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