Kayakers rescued after ships overturned in Long Island Sound
FAIRFIELD — Police rescued two kayakers stranded in Long Island Sound on Tuesday afternoon after their kayaks overturned and were swept away by a current, the Fairfield Police Department said.
One of the kayakers called 911 for help around 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. The caller said he and his friend’s kayaks were overturned and swept away by a current, police said. At the time of the call, kayakers were hanging on to a channel marker just outside the South Benson Marina, police said. Both were wearing drysuits and life jackets at the time, according to Fairfield Police Sgt. Michael Stahl.