Jul 01, 2020
Man Drowns in Putnam Valley Lake
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A Brooklyn man drowned in Oscawana Lake in Putnam Valley on Saturday (June 27), according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the sheriff, three men in the boat, including its owner, Thomas Muscianisi, whose family has a summer home in Putnam Valley, said that Joseph had jumped in with a flotation device but apparently slipped under the water without being noticed.The four men were friends and business partners.
A search was called off at 7:30 p.m. It continued on Sunday but was again called off because of difficult water conditions. On Monday, a New York State Police dive team located Joseph’s body at 11:18 a.m.
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Skydiver Attempting Swoop Landing Killed In Hudson Valley Accident, Police Say
A skydiver who attempted a "swoop landing" died from injuries suffering during an accident in the Hudson Valley.
It happened on Sunday, July 5 at approximately 5:40 p.m. in Ulster County.
State police responded to 55 Sand Hill Road in the town of Gardiner for a report of a skydiver with injuries subsequent to a hard landing.
An investigation revealed that David H.Richardson, 41, of Gardiner was attempting a "swoop landing" when he landed at a high rate of speed, state police said.
Richardson was transported to Westchester Medical Center via Lifenet where he succumbed to his injuries, police said.