FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — A man is dead after he and another teen got caught up in strong waters off Far Rockaway Tuesday night, police said early Wednesday.
The 911 call came around 8 p.m. Tuesday for two swimmers in distress in the water off Far Rockaway.
Emergency responders were able to rescue one of the swimmers, a 14-year-old boy, from the water around 8:30 p.m. near Beach 59th Street, according to police.
Authorities searched into the night for an 18-year-old second swimmer but sadly discovered his body around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in a nearby jetty, police said.
The 14-year-old was in good condition when pulled from the water, authorities said.