The Lindenhurst Fire Department, ambulances from the Copiague and North...

The Lindenhurst Fire Department, ambulances from the Copiague and North Lindenhurst fire departments and Suffolk police responded to a report of person in a canal on Pacific Street in Lindenhurst on Friday night. Credit: Paul Mazza

A man fell into a canal in Lindenhurst and died Friday night, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

The man, 65-year-old Don Seddio, was pulled from the canal, behind 990 Pacific St., by police officers and brought to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he died, the department wrote in a news release Saturday.

Seddio, who was a resident of the village, "may have suffered a medical event," the release said.

No further details were provided, such as what the medical event may have been, why the police department believes it may have been a medical event or what Seddio was doing at the canal.

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