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No injuries reported after vessel hits rock, capsizes in Delaware River

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ (Hunterdon County) – No injuries were reported after a vessel struck a rock and capsized in the Delaware River in Hunterdon County, according to a post on the Lambertville-New Hope Ambulance & Rescue Squad’s Facebook page.

On Sunday afternoon, members of the Lambertville-New Hope Ambulance & Rescue Squad were on the Delaware River in the area of the Lambertville Wing Dam conducting training when the crew witnessed a vessel strike a rock and capsize in the rapids, authorities said.

Marine 175 immediately notified Hunterdon County 911 Dispatch of the situation, responded to the area, and rescued two individuals from the water. No injuries were reported, the post said.

The rescue squad and the West Amwell Fire Company assisted in the removal of the vessel from the water, authorities said.

The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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