Man Dies After Mecox Bay Plunge

A man who drove his pickup truck off Flying Point Road into Mecox Bay Thursday night, December 13, was pronounced dead despite efforts to revive him. Dennis Kelly, 73, of Sag Harbor drove his 2017 Chevy into the water.

Sources said there were indications he may have suffered a medical event before the mishap. Onlookers called police and emergency services, who responded to find the truck in the water on the side. Kelly was extracted and CPR administered but police said he did not regain consciousness. He was pronounced dead at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital early the next morning.

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