Jet Skier, Luis Rivera, rescued after being adrift on Long Island Sound

Police say a jet skier was rescued after being adrift in the Long Island Sound for four hours. According to police, Luis Rivera left Smithtown

SMITHTOWN - Police say a Jet Skier was rescued after being adrift in the Long Island Sound for four hours.

According to police, Luis Rivera left Smithtown Marina at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on his Jet Ski and then ran out of gas. Friends called police when he failed to return.

Police Marine Bureau, a police helicopter and the Coast Guard searched for the New Jersey man.

Rivera was located around 10:40 p.m. about two miles north of Belle Terre.

Rivera was wearing his life jacket and is OK.

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