Swimmer pulled from beach in Westport - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Swimmer pulled from beach in Westport

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(WFSB file photo) (WFSB file photo)

A swimmer was pulled from the waters at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport around Sunday night. 

State Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police responded to a report of an unresponsive swimmer at East Beach.  Crews were called to the scene approximately 5 p.m.  to a situation in which a Good Samaritan pulled a man from the water.

The man was identified as 31-year-old Bronx, New York resident, Shuja Nagi. He was later transported to by ambulance to Norwalk Hospital.

A search for a second victim by State EnCon Police, State Police Troop G, Westport Marine Dive Team, and USCG helicopter was halted and no evidence of a second victim was found.

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