Westhampton Beach Village: Stay Off the Roads; Numerous Downed Wires

Village Clerk Rebecca Molinaro said a utility pole fell on a car earlier on Monday.

The Village of Westhampton Beach, which has an evacuation order in place, is urging residents to stay off the village roads.

"We implore people to please stay off the roadways and stay home. They are endangering themselves and emergency service personnel at this time," said Village Clerk Rebecca Molinaro.

According to Molinaro, the village is extremely concerned about dangerous high winds and tides. Already, she said there are many downed trees and utility poles, one of which fell on a car earlier on Monday.

No one was injured in the incident, according to Molinaro.

According to LIPA, there are about 80 customers without power in the village as of 5 p.m. Monday.

The condition of Dune Road is unknown at this time, according to Lt. Trevor Gonce, of the Westhampton Beach Police Department. Gonce said all bridges to Dune Road are currently impassable.

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