Emergency responders came to the aid of a man who fell out of his kayak on Barnegat Bay.
The father of a kayaker reported missing in Lake Ronkonkoma said his son was dying from Huntington’s disease at the time of his disappearance.
The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.
Police launched a search Thursday afternoon for a man in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, who reportedly tipped over in his kayak and never resurfaced.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Sunday that Kenneth Wallace of Huntington Station, N.Y., was pronounced dead Saturday night.