Saratoga County

State Police investigating Saratoga Lake drowning

Saratoga Lake boat launch shown from Route 9P in Town of Saratoga on Wednesday.
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Saratoga Lake boat launch shown from Route 9P in Town of Saratoga on Wednesday.

BALLSTON SPA — State Police are investigating a Tuesday drowning of a Ballston Spa man on Saratoga Lake.

A preliminary investigation has determined Carlos D. Guiterrez, 35, jumped off the back of a boat with no life jacket and struggled to stay above water shortly before 7 p.m.

Gutierrez eventually submerged and never resurfaced, police said. He was later found deceased in 18 feet of water.

An investigation remains ongoing.

State Police were assisted by New York State Park Police, Quaker Springs Fire Department and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.

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