NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man is dead after a wave knocked him off a Coney Island pier, police said.

The man fell off a jetty near Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Emergency responders pulled him ashore and performed CPR on the unconscious man.

He was taken to a hospital where police said he was declared dead.

The man was in his 20s.

An investigation is ongoing.

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