OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (WTNH) — The man who went overboard Tuesday in the Long Island Sound off the shore of Old Saybrook is in the hospital with “life-threatening conditions,” according to Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

The Old Saybrook Fire Department rescued the man around 10:30 a.m. about three-quarters of a mile off Cornfield Point.

His name has not been released.

The Old Saybrook Police Department, Old Saybrook Ambulance, Middlesex Health Paramedic, Westbrook Fire, Essex Fire, Old Lyme Fire, Guilford Fire Dive Team, and the U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter assisted in the search.

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