85-year-old driver dies after car goes through fence into Oyster Bay Marina

OYSTER BAY, Long Island (WABC) -- An 85-year-old man has died after his car struck a fence and became submerged in water.

The incident was reported in the sound at the Oyster Bay Marina just before 3 p.m.

The driver of the 2011 Volkswagen Jeta was traveling through the parking lot at 5 Bay Avenue when he apparently struck the fence.

He became trapped when the car went into the water. First responders removed him from the water and took him to a hospital in critical condition.

The man was later pronounced dead at the hospital.



The car could be seen from NewsCopter 7 flipped over in the water.

Police will continue investigate the incident.

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