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31-year-old man rescued by Halifax Transit Ferry crew after going overboard

31-year-old man rescued by Halifax Transit Ferry crew after going overboard
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Halifax Regional Police received several 911 calls reporting that a man had fallen into the Halifax Harbour from the Vincent Coleman ferry on Wednesday. 

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 At 5:30 p.m., police said the ferry was travelling from Halifax to the Alderney Landing Ferry Terminal in Dartmouth and was approximately halfway across when the man fell over a railing.

Ferry operators immediately stopped the vessel to make a rescue attempt.

The 31-year-old man was quickly rescued by the ferry engineer and other staff by using a life net. He was brought back onto the vessel and transported to the Alderney Landing Ferry Terminal for a medical assessment.
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