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UPDATE: 30-Year-Old Hackensack Man Found Dead in Passaic River in Harrison

Harrison Town

Authorities in Hudson County are looking into an incident where the body of a male was found floating in the Passaic River in The Town of Harrison.

According to a statement released by Harrison Police Sergeant Charles Schimpf at 4:55 pm, the Harrison Police Department responded to the train bridge at the end of First Street on the report of a body in the water.

Sergeant Schimpf said responding Harrison units were assisted by the Harrison Fire Department and New Jersey Transit Police Department, Emergency Services Unit.

Emergency responders were able to recover the individual from the water according to Sergeant Schimpf.

Authorities on the scene were able to identify the deceased as a 30-year-old Hackensack resident, but the circumstances surrounding his death is currently unknown and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

The identity of the man has not been released.