SANDY HOOK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A fisherman died after he was swept out to sea near a park in central New Jersey Wednesday.
Officials said the fisherman was wading in the waters off the Sandy Hook National Gateway Recreation Area.
At some point around 8 a.m., the surf pulled him out to sea and he drowned.
The man's body was recovered.
Police have not released the man's name.
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Fisherman dies after being swept out to sea off Sandy Hook shore