Man Drowns In Passaic River

A men fell into the Passaic River and drowned Thursday night in Essex County, authorities said.

Passaic River at City Dock Street, Newark

Passaic River at City Dock Street, Newark

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Officers responded to City Dock Street at the riverfront around on reports of a man who fell in around 9:40 p.m. in Newark,  the city's public safety director Brian O’Hara said.

Officers pulled the unresponsive male from the water and EMS responded.

The unidentified male was pronounced dead at the scene. 

No further information was available.

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