Man dies af­ter be­ing pulled from north­ern New Jersey river

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - NEWS -

MONTVILLE » Au­thor­i­ties say a man has died af­ter be­ing pulled from a north­ern New Jersey river.

The man was found around 12:20 p.m. Thurs­day in the Rock­away River in Montville. He ap­par­ently had been swim­ming in the area, but it wasn’t clear if he was alone or with oth­ers.

Mor­ris County prose­cu­tors would not re­lease the man’s name or pro­vide fur­ther details on his death, cit­ing the on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Au­thor­i­ties note that there have been at least seven drown­ings in New Jersey this month. The most re­cent oc­curred Mon­day night in Mon­mouth County, when a 42-year-old Pitts­burgh man died af­ter en­ter­ing the ocean off Ocean Grove.

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