N.J. officer saves man from Hudson River


The Jersey Journal

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. A police officer jumped into the Hudson River yesterday to rescue a man who was floundering in the water.

Responding to a report of a man in the water at around 3:30 p.m., Weehawken Lt. Richard DeCosmis Jr. and Police Officer John Sabato arrived at the pier at Arthur's Landing Restaurant at Port Imperial, and saw the 46-year-old Bergen County man in distress about 30 yards from the shoreline, Deputy Chief Jeffrey Fulcher said.

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