Police: 2 rescued from Jamaica Bay after raft is struck

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NYPD aviation and water units rescued two men from Jamaica Bay Friday.

Police say a 30-foot boat struck the victims’ raft, causing it to overturn.

NYPD units hoisted an unconscious 62-year-old man into a helicopter using a rescue basket. He is now in stable condition.

The other man went to Brookdale Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The boat operator stayed at the scene and has not been arrested.

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