Metro

STOCKBRIDGE

Canoeist dies in mishap; 2d man safe

Advertisement

Police said an Alford man has died in a canoeing accident on the Housatonic River in Stockbridge. Rupert Norris Vonbockbrader of Alford was in a canoe that tipped over at about 2 a.m. Saturday. At least 60 public safety officials from a number of Berkshire County towns, State Police, and Environmental Police participated in the search. The 21-year-old Vonbockbrader’s body was spotted just before noon not far from where he went missing. A 25-year-old man who was in the same canoe was treated at a Pittsfield hospital for exposure and hypothermia.

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
You're reading  1 of 5 free articles.
Get UNLIMITED access for only 99¢ per week Subscribe Now >
You're reading1 of 5 free articles.Keep scrolling to see more articles recomended for you Subscribe now
We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com