A man is pulled to safety from the Niagara River on Thursday.

Emergency personnel were successful in efforts to pull a man from the Niagara River near Goat Island on Thursday afternoon.

The man was first spotted clinging to a log in the swift-moving waters above the brink of the falls.

Reports from the scene indicated the man fell from a pedestrian bridge but police officials haven’t confirmed that. A press conference is currently being organized.

We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

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