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Long Island Jet Ski Accident Leaves Man Critically Injured

LINDENHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A man was critically injured late Sunday afternoon when his jet ski crashed offshore from Long Island.

Roldando Moreno, 45, was riding a Yamaha WaveRunner in the Lindenhurst cut of the Great South Bay when he jumped the wake of a boat, Suffolk County police said.

Moreno crashed into the 23-foot Chapparal boat around 5:25 p.m., police said.

Moreno, of Huntington Station, was taken to shore by another boater, and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip once on land, police said.

No one on the boat was injured.

Detectives asked anyone with information on the crash to call the Suffolk County police First Squad at (631) 854-8152.

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