NEW CASTLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A 53-year-old Yonkers man has died and a woman is hospitalized after their rowboat capsized in a New York reservoir.
The Journal News reports that boat capsized early Sunday in the New Croton Reservoir in Westchester County.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Investigators estimate that the rowboat capsized between 3 and 5 a.m.
According to DEP spokesman Adam Bosch, there were life vests on board the boat but the two people were not wearing them.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
Their identities were not immediately released.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is investigating the accident. The department operates the reservoir, which provides drinking water to the five boroughs.
The reservoir is about 22 miles north of New York City.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 13 Injured In Shooting At Kroger In Collierville, Tennessee
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