- Associated Press - Monday, August 31, 2015

SCHUYLER FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - State Police say a 21-year-old college student from Long Island has died after jumping from a bridge into a northern New York river.

Trooper say Evan S. Gillies of Huntington failed to resurface after jumping into the Saranac River in Schuyler Falls on Sunday afternoon. Friends called emergency crews and his body was recovered from the river more than an hour later. Gillies was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

An autopsy was to be performed Monday.

Gillies was enrolled the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Schuyler Falls is southwest of the school.

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