Man dies in river boating accident
Aug. 11, 2018
HADDAM, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died during a boating accident in Connecticut.
State Environmental Conservation Police responded to a report of a single vessel boating accident on the Connecticut River on Friday afternoon in Haddam.
Witnesses at the Haddam Meadows State Park Boat Launch saw a small open skiff capsized, with a man floating face down in the water.
Emergency personnel transported 64-year-old Gunnar Grenman of Higganum to Middlesex Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities are investigating the accident and its cause.