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Man Dies After Falling Into Water In Merrick

The area (marked in red) where the incident happened in Merrick.
The area (marked in red) where the incident happened in Merrick. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A man died after falling into the water on Long Island.

Officers responded to 1944 Bayberry Ave. in Merrick for a report of a man who fell into the water, Nassau County Police said. 

Upon arrival, officers, with the assistance of several civilians, located the victim and pulled him onto the dock where he was pronounced dead by a Merrick Fire Department Emergency Medical Technician, said police.

The identity of the man, who police say was 53 years old, has not yet been released.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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