LAKE LUZERNE, NY (NEWS10) — On Saturday, at about 4 p.m., New York State Police responded to reports of a possible drowning in the Hudson River near the Davern Road area. Police said Wilfredo Arizmendi, 48, of Hartford, CT was sailing with family when he entered the water for a swim.
According to a report, Arizmendi began to show signs of anxiety. A flotation device was thrown to help him, but witnesses said he continued to struggle to stay afloat.
According to police, Arizmendi was pulled back on board with the help of another boat that was nearby. He was then taken to Glens Falls Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The incident is an ongoing police investigation. Check back with NEWS10 for updates.