Mahwah Police Rescue Pick-up Truck Passengers Stuck in Ramapo River

Mahwah police rescued three girls and their parents when their pickup truck got stuck in the rising waters of the Ramapo River near the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel. The five were doing some off-roading when the water was a little deeper than anticipated around 8pm Friday night. The water was knee-deep by the time Mahwah police got to them, with one officer tying a rope to himself and rescuing each passenger one-by-one, according to published reports. Police are investigating the incident. No charges have been filed.

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