Officers from the marine unit for the Westchester County (NY) Police Department rescued a man over the weekend who had fallen off a jet ski and was left floating in the Hudson River for 45 minutes.
The agency posted to Facebook, "About 4:15 p.m., Officers Willie Saez, Isai Morreira, and Kirt Maddocks were patrolling the Hudson when they came upon an unattended personal watercraft in the middle of the river off Croton-on-Hudson. They began a search of the area and requested the Aviation Unit to respond to assist."
About 30 minutes later, the marine unit spotted a man down river from where the unattended PWC was found. The man, who was wearing a personal flotation device, was struggling against the current and was extremely fatigued.
The crew pulled the man from the river and delivered him to EMS responders waiting on shore.