2 Dead After Boat Accident Off Latimer Point in Stonington

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Two people have died after a boat accident in Stonington on Saturday morning.

Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police (Encon) were called to a report of a boat accident off Stonington. Stonington Police Department, Stonington Fire Department and the United States Coast Guard also responded.

Officials with the United States Coast Guard said the incident happened off of Latimer Point.

When emergency crews arrived, they said they found a center console adrift off of the shoreline.

According to investigators, two adult males were pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released their identities.

Police believe the boat collided with a break wall sometime on Friday night. A fisherman saw the boat and called emergency crews on Saturday morning, authorities said. No distress calls were made.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call CT EnCon Police at (860) 841-0588.

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