Teen drowns, 5 rescued in rip currents off Long Beach


The impending Tropical Storm Fay has already caused deadly conditions on Long Island as strong rip currents are responsible for the drowning of a 19-year-old man from Queens Thursday. Five of his friends had to be rescued from the strong currents in Long Beach as well, officials say.

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