A man nearly died from the strong tides of the Hudson River.

A man is being treated for hypothermia after a daring Hudson River rescue.

Police responded on Saturday around 1 p.m. in the lower Hudson Valley.

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After wading in complete darkness, first responders eventually found the man clinging to a rock in about six feet of water, with an incoming tide, according to the Yonkers Police Department.

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The man was safely rescued and transported to an area hospital to be treated for hypothermia.

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"Great work by all involved," the Yonkers Police Department said. "Please remember to be safe on the many waterways in and around Yonkers!!"

The man's name wasn't released. It's not clear, as of this writing, how the man fell into the water.

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