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Tow truck driver jumps in ocean to save drowning woman in New Jersey.

[July 15, 2020: ABC 7]



A Philadelphia man is being hailed an "instant hero" for his quick work rescuing a woman who was drowning in the water at a beach in New Jersey.


Officials said the woman would not be alive if not for Tyree Ward's selfless act.


Ward said anyone would have done it, but emergency officials pushed back saying not everyone is as selfless and brave as Ward.


This all happened Sunday night at a beach in Wildwood, New Jersey, just after 8 p.m.


It was late and there were no lifeguards on duty. That's when Ward heard screaming. A woman was crying out that her friend was drowning. ... MORE


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