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East Hartford man killed in boating accident on Candlewood Lake

BROOKFIELD — One man died after a boating accident on Candlewood Lake Sunday afternoon. Chris Collibee, Director of Communications, for the Connecticut De...
Candlewood Lake

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.