UPDATE: State Police are searching for a missing fisherman on the Delaware River in Orange County

20 September 2022
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander

UPDATE: On September 19, 2022, at approximately 2 p.m., New York State Police located a body in the Delaware River in New Jersey. The body was identified as the missing fisherman, William G. Vandyke, age 47 from York, PA. New York State Police were assisted by the New Jersey State Police and the United State Park Rangers.
On September 8, 2022, at approximately 7:25 a.m., New York State Police along with other first responders responded to an area of The Delaware River the town of Deerpark in Orange County for a report of a missing fisherman. A preliminary investigation revealed that two men were fishing on the river near Cherry Island State Park when their boat capsized. One of the fishermen was located on the shore and received medical treatment. State Police as well Sparrowbush Fire, Port Jervis Fire, Matamoras Fire and Swift Water Rescue Teams from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania are assisting with the search. State police will update the results of the search as it continues.

Author: Harlem Valley News