Wilfredo Arizmendi, 48, of Hartford, Connecticut dies in fatal Hudson River boat accident – Saturday, June 11, 2022

Hudson River boat accident death of Wilfredo Arizmendi of Hartford CT – Obituary

The name of the man who died in the Hudson River on Saturday was released by the police on Sunday.

On Saturday, Wilfredo Arizmendi, 48, of Hartford, Connecticut, was sailing with his family on the Hudson River near Davern Road in Lake Luzerne when he entered the water to swim, according to state police.

Arizmendi began to show indications of discomfort and was given a flotation device, but police claimed he fought to stay afloat.

At around 4 p.m. on Saturday, state police were dispatched.

According to authorities, the man was dragged back onto the boat and brought to Glens Falls Hospital, where he was subsequently declared dead.

The inquiry is still ongoing, according to state police.