Pennsylvania man dies after being swept off the rocks in Newport

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NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — A 61-year-old man has died after he was swept off of the rocks near Rough Point in Newport last Friday, according to police.

Police said the victim was from New Hope, Pennsylvania and was walking along the Cliff Walk when he fell into the water.

He was pulled from the water by a good Samaritan, according to officials, and rushed to the hospital where he later died.

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