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Town bay constables rescue two whose boat struck rock

Southold Bay constables John Kirincic and Kristopher Dimon helped the Coast Guard Sunday after a boat ran aground near Plum Island, Southold Town police said.

A release from the department said a couple on the boat, Mark Shikowitz, 64, of Syosset and Lauren Shikowitz, no age given, were in their 56-foot boat near Plum Island when it hit a rock at about 3:29 p.m. and ran aground along the southeastern shore of the island.

Ms. Shikowitz was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital with multiple injuries, including to her jaw, police said.

Further details were not immediately available.