Pickup truck found submerged at Black Pond in Middlefield



MIDDLEFIELD — A pickup truck found submerged at the boat launch at Black Pond in Middlefield has authorities investigating. 

On Tuesday, at approximately 11:05 p.m., the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Company responded to 677 Meriden Rd., where a pickup truck was submerged at Black Pond's boat launch.

Upon arrival, firefighters entered the water and searched the area for occupants.

Officials say that per protocol, the Middletown area dive team was activated but was later canceled on scene. There were no occupants in the vehicle, which was later identified as being stolen.

The vehicle was removed from the water, and no fluids were released into the water.

DEEP Encon police and Connecticut State Police are investigating this case.

nzappone@record-journal.com203-317-2212



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