Litchfield, CT (July 2, 2019) – On June 30, Litchfield police and firefighters, along with the Goshen Dive Team, responded to the scene of a drowning incident on Bantam Lake near Point Folly.
According to reports, 19-year-old Leonel Salvador was swimming in the lake when he went under the water without resurfacing around 3:30 p.m.
Crews responded to the scene and were able to locate the victim approximately 50-yards from short. Crews attempted lifesaving efforts and transported him to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Leonel Salvador at this time.
Drowning Incidents In Connecticut
Every year, countless people lose their lives in drowning incidents throughout our state. Sadly, these horrific incidents occur far too often. When victims lose their lives in these unimaginable incidents, they often leave behind friends and families who are devastated by their loss. In some cases, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Connecticut to get justice for their loved one.
Over the years, the Law Offices of Paul Levin's personal injury attorneys in Connecticut have helped countless families obtain restitution to help offset the costs for medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and other damages incurred from the accident. Our attorneys understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one, which is why we are dedicated to helping those harmed get the justice they deserve. If your loved one died in a collision caused by a negligent driver, contact our law office at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help you.
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