Man killed in kayak accident on Long Island

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Sunday, October 16, 2022
Man killed, child rescued in Long Island kayak accident
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A man was killed and a child was rescued in a kayak accident in Southampton.

SOUTHAMPTON, Long Island (WABC) -- A man was killed in a kayak accident in the Hamptons.

It happened on Wildwood Lake in Southampton just before 5 p.m. Saturday.

A kayak carrying a man and an 8-year-old boy overturned in the water.

A bystander in another boat rescued the child but was unable to reach the 35-year-old, identified as Adolfo Castro.

The Riverhead Fire Department later pulled his body from the water.


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