Local leaders are urging the federal government to come through with money for a much-needed sewage treatment plant project on Long Island.
Emergency responders freed him and airlifted him to a hospital, where he died of his injuries early Saturday.
The fundraiser has already brought in more than $318,000 in online donations, according to the Long Beach Polar Bears club website.
The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.