Boat rescued from the edge of Niagara Falls

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Two New York parks policemen who got lost in particularly foggy weather had to be saved from near the edge of Niagara Falls in a daring helicopter rescue.

The pair got turned around after rescuing a group of four teens whose boat had become stranded on Niagara River at around 2 a.m. Saturday, Canada's Niagara Parks Police Service said in a release.

Navigating the rushing tides in predawn darkness and heavy fog, the duo lost their way and became stuck on some rocks about 300 yards from the falls' crest.

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