From Mayor Robert Restaino’s office: Thursday evening, a kayaker overturned in Hyde Park Lake. He was seen in distress and a rescue attempt was made before he disappeared from view.
Niagara Falls Fire Department and the Niagara County Dive Team responded on the scene in search of the missing kayaker. Upon search of the lake, the dive team was able to recover the missing kayaker’s body from the lake.
The investigation of this incident is ongoing.