Man Dead After Being Pulled from Lake Erie

Hamburg Police made rescue late Wednesday night


Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - Town of Hamburg Police say that a man who was pulled from Lake Erie last night has died despite the efforts of first responders 

Police identify the man as 50 year old Robert Maccubbin of Hamburg. 

They say that officers and water rescue units responded to a call at around 8:00 Wednesday night of a male in a raft appearing to be in distress behind Hoaks Restaurant on Route 5. 

The man was recovered from the water near the raft. EMS then transported him to Mercy Hospital.

The police continue to investigate the incident and if and when more details regarding this matter are available, they will be released.

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