Men who drowned in heroic effort to save struggling friend identified

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www.nj.com—Two men who drowned while trying to save a friend in distress in a Monmouth County creek Sunday died when murky water and strong currents made rescue efforts extremely difficult. Two men who drowned while trying to save a friend in distress in a Monmouth County creek Sunday afternoon were identified Monday, as authorities said murky water and strong currents made rescue efforts extremely difficult for the pair, and for first responders.  Mark Gorski, 56, of Hazlet...

Hazlet man gave his life to save drowning friend, and his family is not surprised. When the family of Mark Gorski got the news that he'd drowned in a Monmouth County creek, their response was not unusual: shock, sadness and disbelief. When the family of Mark Gorski got the news that he'd drowned in a Monmouth County creek, their response was not unusual: shock, sadness and disbelief.  When his sister, Lisa Clements, learned the details of her older brother's death, however, that he'd jumped into the creek after a friend began to struggle, she...