Coast Guard Station New Haven crew rescues man after fall from bridge

USCG file photo

NEW YORK-A boat crew from Coast Guard Station New Haven, Conn., rescued a man from the Quinnipiac River in the early morning hours, Nov. 2, 2010.

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received the initial report from New Haven Fire Rescue after a Good Samaritan reported hearing cries for help off of the Ferry Street Bridge at around 2:30 a.m.

The Coast Guard rescue boat crew was on scene minutes after the initial call and safely rescued the man from the water.

The Coast Guard rescue crew brought the man to shore where he was reported to be in and out of consciousness when transferred to local emergency medical services.

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