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Man Drowns In Passaic River

Passaic River at City Dock Street, Newark
Passaic River at City Dock Street, Newark Photo Credit: Google Maps

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

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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