Man reportedly falls over railing at waterfront

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Rescuers were called to Buffalo Harbor Friday morning, after a man reportedly fell over the railing.

A man was on his back, on the ice when the Buffalo Fire Department arrived to rescue him. A witness reports the man said he couldn’t feel his left side, and couldn’t grab a safety device that firefighters tossed down to him.

Police and firefighters were on the scene. The man was removed from the ice and taken to an area hospital.

The man’s condition is not known. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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