Man rescued from Great South Bay after falling off jet ski

Man rescued from Great South Bay after falling off jet ski

Sayville, NY-  A man was rescued from the Great South Bay on Thursday night after falling off his jet ski.  Suffolk County Police say Marine Bureau was on patrol in the bay on Thursday night when they found Andrew Cole, 35, of Bohemia, in the water at approximately 7:25 p.m.  Cole, had fallen off his jet ski and was wearing a life jacket at the time he was rescued near buoy 34.  Police say Cole, had been in the water for about an hour before they found him. Officers transported Cole, and his water craft, to Corey Creek boat ramp in Blue Point where he refused medical treatment.

Photo: View of the Fire Island Inlet Bridge that leads to Robert Moses State Park as seen from Captree State Park on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Babylon, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)