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Body pulled from Passaic River in Lyndhurst

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ONLY ON CLIFFVIEW PILOT: Authorities pulled a body from the Passaic River in Lyndhurst, just south of the Route 3 bridge, earlier today.

A construction worker spotted the male body in the river between Rutherford and Lake Avenues, close to the overpass, around 11:20 this morning, Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins told CLIFFVIEW PILOT . He called Lyndhurst police, who notified county authorities.

The body was removed by the Bergen County Police Department’s Water Search & Recovery Unit and taken to the county Medical Examiner’s Office, Higgins said.

Circumstances surrounding the incident were being investigated.

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