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Man dies at hospital after Bronx beach rescue

Thursday, July 05, 2012

A man was rushed to the hospital after he was pulled from the waters off Orchard Beach in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon.

Lifeguards had to rescue the 46-year-old man, who was in cardiac arrest when he was pulled out of the water just before 2 p.m. Paramedics were seen performing CPR and using a defibrillator on the beach.

He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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The victim's identity is unknown, and there is no medical determination on cause of death at this time.

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