Man Drowns at Haddam, CT, Boat Launch
August 2, 2011
Middletown Press: An 18-year-old Hartford man drowned at the Haddam Meadows boat launch Sunday evening, officials said.
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials on Monday identified the man as 18-year-old Dominic Sobota, of 221 Ward Street.
Sobota was recovered from the Connecticut River approximately 300 yards from the boat launch by the Middletown Fire Department’s dive team. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 9:33 p.m., according to DEEP spokesman Dwayne Gardner.