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Two Newark Men Drown in Hudson River Near Pier C in Hoboken

One man died trying to save his friend, according to report.

Two Newark men drowned in the Hudson River near Pier C in Hoboken early Sunday morning.

Elias Serrano, 20, died after apparently jumping into the water, while Edwin Cruz Jr., 24, drowned when he dove in to try to save his friend at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, according to NJ.com.

The New York Harbor Police pulled the bodies from the water at about 8 a.m., NJ.com reported.
Jason Dash April 13, 2014 at 08:42 PM
This is so very sad news to read about...... Poor guys.
Dr.Scott April 14, 2014 at 09:42 AM
Probably drunk and couldn't swim
Dee Ann Ipp April 14, 2014 at 01:54 PM
Everyone should learn how to swim! Where are the guard rails on this pier?
Rapheal April 14, 2014 at 02:51 PM
The guardrails at this pier are 3.5 feet high. No one fell in unless they're 8 feet tall.

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