East Northport Teen Killed in Sledding Accident

An East Northport teenager died after the snow tube he was sledding on struck a utility pole in Huntington during the blizzard Monday night.

Suffolk County police said Sean Urda and two other 17-year-olds were taking turns snow tubing down Chester Court when Urda lost control and hit light pole at 10 p.m.

The victim was taken to Huntington Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

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