MILFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey man has died after falling out of a canoe on Long Island Sound near Connecticut.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the boater as 24-year-old Jeffrey Young, of North Caldwell, N.J. He was pulled from the water unconscious and without a pulse Saturday. He died at Milford Hospital.
An unidentified woman also was taken to Milford Hospital and was treated for hypothermia and released.
The Coast Guard dispatched a boat and helicopter from Cape Cod and Stratford fire crews participated.
Milford Fire Capt. Gregory Carman said Young and the woman were not wearing life jackets.
With gusty winds, a small-craft advisory was posted in the area when the canoe overturned.
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