A 45-year-old man died after being pulled from the water in his hometown of East Hampton on Sunday evening.

East Hampton Town Police said two men saw James A. Weber collapse in the water at Sammy’s Beach in Three Mile Harbor at 7 p.m.

The men swam from nearby Maidstone Park to the victim, who they pulled from the water.

Weber was taken to Southampton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His death is being investigated as a possible drowning.

East Hampton police ask anyone with information on this case to call them at 631-537-7575.


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