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- Two men drowned while swimming with friends in a New Jersey creek, police said
- They were in Thornes Creek, a popular swimming area in Hazlet, when the group started having trouble, police said
- One swimmer made it out on his own, another was rescued by police
Two men in the 40s died Sunday while swimming with friends in a New Jersey creek, police said.
Four men had been swimming in Thornes Creek in Hazlet at about 2:30 p.m. when they started having trouble, Hazlet police said.
One man made it out on his own and officers pulled one man from the water. Two others were found dead, police said.
Police believe that it was starting to become high tide and the strength of the current increased.
The creek is a popular swimming area.