Two Rescued in CT Canoe Capsize

Branford Patch and New Haven Register: A Short Beach (Branford) resident not only called 911 when he saw 2 men and a capsized canoe Thursday [in Long Island Sound], he hopped into his own canoe to help.

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“I’ll tell you what, they were in hypothermia really bad,” Robert Reinwald said by phone after he rescued the pair. “One of the guys said to me, ‘I gotta go to the hospital.’”

Deputy Fire Chief John Masci said that at 3:00 p.m. Reinwald saw 2 people in distress.

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Branford Patch

New Haven Register

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