MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) — An 81-year-old woman died after her canoe overturned on the Hammonasset River on Saturday, according to DEEP.
Police identified the woman as Qiuhua Guo of China. Guo had been visiting relatives in Madison at the time of her death, according to EnCon police.
Guo was on a state park-led guided canoe trip when the canoe overturned. She was on board with another adult and a juvenile, both of whom were unharmed.
Guo was wearing a life jacket when the canoe overturned, according to DEEP.
EnCon police are investigating.
Editors note: The article has been updated to correct the spelling of the victim’s name as DEEP originally provided the incorrect spelling.