- Associated Press - Monday, May 26, 2014

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - An 18-year-old man has died after falling off bluffs and becoming impaled on a tree limb on Long Island.

Riverhead police say Matthew J. Grimaldi of Lake Grove fell near Hulse Landing Beach in Wading River shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. He and friends attending a party had climbed onto the nearby bluffs and Grimaldi lost his footing while trying to come down. He landed on the branches of a felled tree.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at a local hospital.


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