New Milford man dies in canoeing accident
Updated 12:37 pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2015
A New Milford man died Sunday, July 5 after a canoe capsized in the Housatonic River in Cornwall.
Crews were dispatched for what was initially a missing person report.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the search turned into a boating accident investigation when officials learned a canoe had capsized with three people on board.
Two people made it to safety and the body of Antonavas Morris, 47, was later found.
It is not yet known what caused the canoe to capsize.