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Man being treated for hypothermia after rescued from Thames River in New London

NEW LONDON — Officials responded to the A&W Marina at 178 Pequot Avenue Friday after receiving multiple reports that a person was in the Thames River....

NEW LONDON — Officials responded to the A&W Marina at 178 Pequot Avenue Friday after receiving multiple reports that a person was in the Thames River.

New London Firefighters and Police arrived on scene shortly before 10:30 a.m. and found a male victim still in the water clinging to a dock.

According to a press release, bystanders including a United States Postal Worker, were trying to assist the man when emergency responders arrived.

Officials say the man was thrown a rope and removed from the water by minutes upon arrival.

The victim was transported to Yale New Haven/Lawrence and Memorial Hospital for treatment of Hypothermia.