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Man dies after being pulled from water in Narragansett

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WJAR) — A man who was pulled from the water in Narragansett Sunday afternoon has died, according to authorities. Police said it happened at about 4:20 p.m. at Narragansett Town Beach. Sgt. Keith Lagasse said the man was not breathing and CPR was performed on the beach. The...
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Missing Kayaker Found Dead in North Stonington

Emergency crews have located a missing kayaker dead at Wyassup Lake in North Stonington, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Authorities searched the area Sunday morning and found the male kayaker just before 12 p.m., DEEP said. Divers said the kayaker was a 45-year-old man. His name...
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Body of missing kayaker pulled from North Stonington lake

NORTH STONINGTON, CT (WFSB) - The body of a kayaker has been recovered from a North Stonington lake. DEEP spokesperson Meghan Bard says authorities had been searching for a kayaker that had gone out onto Wyassup Lake around 10:30 Saturday night. The man's kayak was found unmanned Sunday morning. Bard...

Man dies after pulled from waters of Narragansett Town Beach

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WLNE)- A man died after he was pulled from the waters of Narragansett Town Beach Sunday afternoon. Police said it happened just before 4:30 p.m. Sergeant Keith Lagasse said the man was not breathing and CPR was given. The man was rushed to South County Hospital, where he...

FFs rescue motorist from SUV stuck in 2nd story of Conn. house after crash

NORWICH, Conn. — An SUV crashed into the second story of a house in Norwich early Saturday morning, according to the East Great Plain Volunteer Fire Company. At about 1:30 a.m., the fire company arrived at the scene of the house at 665 West Thames St. to find a dark blue SUV stuck nose-first in the upper story of the house, perched on the bed of a pickup truck parked in front.

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Driver Crashed SUV Into Norwich Home's 2nd Floor: Police

A Willimantic man was expected to face criminal charges after a car he was driving launched off a stone wall and flew through the air, crashing into the second floor of a multifamily home where someone was sleeping. The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on West Thames Street in...
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Officials: Car crashes into second story of Norwich family home

NORWICH — A car crashed into the second story of a Norwich house early Saturday morning, officials said. The East Great Plain Volunteer Fire Department said in a Facebook post that firefighters were dispatched at 1:30 a.m. Saturday on reports of a vehicle that had crashed into the second floor of a residential building.
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78-year-old killed by falling tree limb in Hopkinton while foraging for mushrooms

HOPKINTON — A 78-year-old local man has died after the police said a tree limb fell onto him while he was out foraging for wild mushrooms on Friday. Rhode Island State Police confirmed that the man, who was not identified but "was well known within the community,” suffered fatal injuries in the Friday incident and was found by family members who had gone to look for him.
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Driver charged after crashing car into second floor of Norwich home

NORWICH, CT. (WFSB) - A Willimantic man has been charged after police say he crashed into a Norwich home. It happened around 1:30 Saturday morning on West Thames Street. Investigators said initially, the vehicle had rammed into several parked cars that were in the lot of the Evil Olive Cafe before taking off towards Mohegan Sun.

RI State Troopers team up with Preserve to hold Special Olympics fundraiser

RICHMOND, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island State Troopers Association partnered with the Preserve Sporting Club held a fundraiser Sunday to benefit Rhode Island’s Special Olympic Athletes. Over 250 participants hit the fields, and their clay targets. “It’s near and dear to my family. My wife’s brother was a Special Olympian....

Body of kayaker recovered in North Stonington lake

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. — Emergency crews recovered the body of a kayaker Sunday morning from Wyassup Lake. Officials said the 45-year-old male kayaker went out on the water Saturday night around 10:30 pm and did not return. The kayak was found unmanned Sunday morning. DEEP Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon), State Police Troop E, Taftville Fire, Old Mystic Fire, Pawcatuck Fire, North Stonington Fire and the Regional Dive Team all assisted with the search.