36-Year-Old Man Dies After Chasing Volleyball Into East River

His identity has not been released

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A 36-year-old man died after chasing a rogue volleyball into the East River, police confirmed Thursday.

First responders said they spotted the man in the water along Domino Park in Brooklyn on Wednesday after someone called 911.

Rescuers pulled him out of the water and transported him to Brooklyn Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the NYPD.

The man's identity has not been released.

No other information was available.

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