Winter storm warning: The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the state Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.  Stay with WTIC NewsTalk 1080 for the latest forecast, and for traffic problems resulting from the weather. Read More

Local News

Water Fatality In Thompson

View Comments
Quaddick Lake, Thompson (photo courtesy quaddicklake.org)

Quaddick Lake, Thompson (photo courtesy quaddicklake.org)

A Brooklyn man in his 30s was pronounced dead Tuesday at around 6:45 p.m. at Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, after he was taken from the waters of Quaddick Lake, Thompson, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

The man had entered the water from private property along the lake around 6 p.m. and soon after witnesses saw him struggling. Bystanders took him from the water and a local EMS unit initiated CPR and transported the man to the hospital.

The fatality is under investigation by DEEP’s Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to the family.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 882 other followers