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.