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Body of James Miro pulled from waters off Gerritsen Beach after car crash, NYPD says

Authorities say they pulled a body from the

Authorities say they pulled a body from the waters off Gerritsen Beach on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Photo Credit: News 12 Brooklyn

Police say a man is dead after his car crashed through a wooden fence and landed in the waters off Gerritsen Beach.

The NYPD says authorities responded to a 911 call of a water rescue at Gerritsen and Lois avenues on Tuesday just before 4 p.m.

NYPD Scuba Units pulled 31-year-old James Miro, of Brooklyn, from the water, and EMS pronounced him dead at the scene, authorities say.

The New York City Medical Examiner will determine Miro's cause of death.

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