An Atlantic City resident was in the right place at the right time and is being credited for saving the life of an unidentified man from Philadelphia on the 4th of July.

The man was in distress and was stuck in a current off the beach of Atlantic City around 8PM Thursday night, according to The Press of Atlantic City.

City firefighters and local resident Justin Freeman swam out twice into the surf to help save the unidentified Philadelphia man from drowning. The distressed swimmer was taken to AtlnaticCare Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

Freeman is being credited for his brave actions which helped save than man's life.

There were no lifeguards on duty when the rescue took place.

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