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North Bergen Woman Found Dead At Jersey Shore: Report

A woman from North Bergen died in Highlands in an apparent drowning Saturday night.
A woman from North Bergen died in Highlands in an apparent drowning Saturday night. Photo Credit: Google

A woman from Hudson County was found dead on a beach in Highlands Sunday morning, News 4 New York reported. 

Melissa Fries, 37, was reported missing Saturday night after going swimming with friends. 

State Police, Highland police, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies joined in a water search for the woman, who was reported missing around 11:15 p.m. 

An investigation into the precise cause of death was pending an autopsy, but it appears to be accidental, authorities also said. 

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