A Naugatuck man is recovering from hypothermia after falling through the ice in Oxford this afternoon.
State police said 58-year-old Kenneth Wakeley fell into the water at the Naugatuck State Forest Reservoir off Old Litchfield Turnpike just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Officers arrived to find him clutching an ice fishing supply sled 50 feet from shore. He was submerged for 10 minutes before police were able to pull him out with a rope, police said.
Police said Wakeley had gone to the reservoir with his 12-year-old son.
He was treated at the scene for severe hypothermia.