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ID Released For Easton Man Who Died After Falling Into Norwalk River

An Easton man has been identified as the person who was killed after falling into the river.
An Easton man has been identified as the person who was killed after falling into the river. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department

An Easton man who died after falling into the Norwalk River on Selleck Street has been identified.

Jozef Gorski, 62, died around 9:24 p.m., Sunday, June 30, after falling into the river, said Norwalk Police Lt. Terrence Blake.

Following a call about the incident, Norwalk Police, Norwalk Fire and Norwalk Hospital EMS responded to are to search for the man who fell and then never resurfaced, Blake said.

Stamford Fire dive personnel located Gorski underwater and brought him to the surface, where he was transferred to the care of EMS. 

He was transported to the Norwalk Hospital where he was pronounced dead, Blake said.

Norwalk Detectives are investigating the incident and are awaiting the findings of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. 

Witnesses at the scene said that Gorski appeared to slip while stepping off a boat onto the dock.

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