August 28, 2011

Canoe flips in Forestville, one or two missing

Witnesses in Forestville say a canoe flipped and dumped two people into the water. They are missing.

More details soon.
Update: Bristol, CT Fire Dept. page on Facebook has this: "Update-Rescue in progress in Forestville overtuned canoe 2 people swept away 1 person is ok the other is unaccounted for! Bristol Fire is on scene with Plainville fire just happend!"

New update: It appears only one man is missing.
CJ Tyler of Bristol said he saw a canoe slam into the bridge beside Nuchies restaurant in Forestville, dumping the men inside into the raging waters. One apparently dragged himself out while the other is missing.
"It was crazy," Tyler said on his Facebook page.

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