NYPD Responds to Jet Ski Accident That Kills Man and Injures Woman in Manhattan

According to officials and sources, a man died Saturday night and a woman was hospitalized after a jet ski accident off Lower Manhattan.

A 23-year-old man and a 22-year-old female passenger, both from Manhattan, were on a jet ski ride from Hoboken, NJ, when they both crashed off Battery Place and West St around 7:20 p.m., according to sources from the FDNY and the Police.

The jet ski overturned while the man was traveling at high speed on the Hudson River near Battery Park, sources said.

The woman was able to swim to safety at the financial ferry terminal, where she climbed a ladder, sources said. She was taken to New York Downtown Hospital, where she is recovering.

Rescuers were unable to recover the man who passed under the ferry terminal, sources said.

The male and female passengers had been on a jet ski ride from Hoboken, NJ when they both crashed at around 7:20 p.m
The male and female passengers had been on a jet ski ride from Hoboken, NJ when they both crashed at around 7:20 p.m
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Diving teams from the FDNY and NYPD later found him about 150 yards south of the terminal, police sources said.
Diving teams from the FDNY and NYPD later found him about 150 yards south of the terminal, police sources said.
Christopher Sadowski

Diving teams from the FDNY and NYPD later found him about 150 yards south of the terminal, police sources said. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 10:30 p.m

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