BROOKFIELD — One man died after a boating accident on Candlewood Lake Sunday afternoon.
Chris Collibee, Director of Communications, for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said that 29-year-old Joseph Miranda, of Manchester, was able to swim ashore.
A second man, 48-year-old Gary Hayes, from East Hartford, was found in the water. He was rushed to Danbury Hospital, and was later pronounced dead.
The incident remains under investigation.