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Kayaker res­cues man who tried to kill him­self

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LIT­TLE FERRY, N.J. — Au­thor­i­ties say a man who at­tempted sui­cide by jump­ing off a bridge into a river was res­cued by a pass­ing kayaker.

Po­lice in Lit­tle Ferry, N.J., say a wit­ness saw the man jump into the Hack­en­sack River about 5 miles west of New York on Sun­day morn­ing.

When po­lice ar­rived, they saw the kayaker throw the man a line, which he grabbed. The kayaker then pulled the man to­ward the river­bank.

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