New York Man Reunited With $127K Prosthetic Leg Lost on Watercraft - NBC New York

New York Man Reunited With $127K Prosthetic Leg Lost on Watercraft

The owner told officials the leg was made in Austria and had electronic components

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    Divers Recover Man's Lost Leg

    A Corinth, New York man has been reunited with the prosthetic leg he lost in a jet-ski crash last week. "I had a slight heart attack, pretty much the best way to describe it was, losing the leg the second time was much worse said Dillon Wilson. (Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018)

    A man who lost his leg in a motorcycle crash has been reunited with the prosthetic replacement he lost while riding a personal watercraft in upstate New York.

    The Corinth Fire Department says the man lost the $127,000 prosthetic leg while riding his watercraft on a dammed section of the Hudson River in Saratoga County on Thursday. Divers searched Thursday evening and for three hours on Friday without luck.

    On Sunday, the Corinth Dive Team and volunteer scuba divers searched again and found the leg in about 15 feet of water.

    The owner, who lives in nearby Greenfield Center, told officials the leg was made in Austria and had electronic components.

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