DEEP officials release identity of man killed during jet ski accident on CT River


HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) police are investigating a fatality on the Connecticut River Sunday.

DEEP reports the incident is believed to involve a single jet skier.

Passing boaters reported a jet ski adrift at about 4:42 p.m. An ENCON boat arrived on the scene at 4:55 p.m. and recovered the victim from the water. 

On Monday, DEEP identified the victim as 59-year-old Stephen Fabian of Moodus.

The Salmon River boat launch is currently closed due to the ongoing investigation.

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