Search called off for missing swimmer

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The search for the man who went missing in the Hudson River last week has been called off.

Dutchess County Police and other crews have been looking for  49-year-old Paul Moschitta since last Tuesday.

Moschitta disappeared in the waters near Victor C. Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie after he jumped into the river to help save a friend in distress.

The distressed swimmer was rescued by first responders as police launched helicopters and boats to look for Moschitta.

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