Man Falls Through Ice, Dies

January 27, 2019 - 6:48 am

OLD LYME, Conn. (WTIC Radio) _ One man is dead, one man rescued after falling through the Rogers Lake ice in Old Lyme Saturday afternoon.

Harry Jewett, 59, of Old Lyme, fell through the ice and his body was later recovered in what's being called an accidental death.

He was skating with hockey sticks Saturday afternoon around 3:15 p.m. with North Haven man Larry Buhl, 61, when both fell into the icy water. Buhl was rescued and taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The medical examiner is confirming Jewett's cause of death.