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Man rescued near Mohawk River fishing site in Herkimer

They say they found the man about 800 feet from the fishing area.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 12:21 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 10:54 PM

HERKIMER, N.Y. -- There was another water rescue in the Mohawk River in Herkimer County over the weekend.

Representatives with the Herkimer Fire Department say they had to pull a man from the water near the Maytan fishing site on South Washington Street in Herkimer.

They say they found the man about 800 feet from the fishing area.

After several minutes, they got him onto a boat, then to shore into an ambulance.

They say at that point he was conscious and alert, but have not yet released his name. 

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