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UPDATE: Fatal Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake

On Sunday, October 21, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers responded to Candlewood Lake in Brookfield for a report of a capsized motorboat with two adult males aboard the vessel.
Joseph Miranda, 29 of Manchester, swam to shore and refused medical treatment. A second male, Gary Hayes, 48 of East Hartford, was located in water, and transported to Danbury Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 
The accident remains under investigation at this time by EnCon Police.

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