NYPD rescues boater stranded in bay

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A man fell off his personal watercraft in the Raritan Bay on July 28, 2016, just before 5 p.m., authorities said. (Scroll down for video)

The 21-year-old boater was able to call for help using a cell phone. An NYPD patrol helicopter and an NYPD rescue helicopter responded and located him, police said.

Two police divers jumped into the water to get to the man. The rescue chopper lowered a basket to the man and lifted him to safety.

Police brought him to a hospital on Staten Island for observation.