Drowning man pulled from Brooklyn waters dies in hospital

Drowning man pulled from Brooklyn waters dies in hospital

A man was pulled from Mill Basin waters by Firefighter Kyle Rowe of Ladder 159 in back of Kings Plaza this afternoon June 10, 2018. (Todd Maisel / New York Daily News)


A drowning man pulled from Brooklyn waters Sunday later died at a hospital, police said.

Emergency responders rushed to a Mill Basin dock, behind Kings Plaza, at about 2:50 p.m. for the reported drowning, according to authorities.

t wasn’t immediately clear why the 55-year-old man, who was wearing only black shorts, was in the water.

When the FDNY members arrived, they fastened a carabiner with a rope to the back of a firefighter’s red wetsuit, and the firefighter jumped into the water.

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