STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Rome man rescued from near drowning at Delta Lake State Park

A Rome man was rescued from a near drowning at Delta Lake State Park on Thursday, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted: Jul 5, 2018 4:32 PM
Updated: Jul 5, 2018 4:35 PM

A Rome man was rescued from a near drowning at Delta Lake State Park on Thursday, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say around 1:30 p.m., they responded to Delta Lake State Park for a reported drowning. Lifeguard staff and a Good Samaritan saw a distressed swimmer in waist deep water in the marked swimming area, and 56-year-old Michael Mastro of Rome was immediately rescued and lifeguard staff administered CPR.

Deputies say Mastro was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital by AmCare Ambulance, where he's currently in critical condition.

The Western Fire Department and New York State Police also assisted at the scene.

Deputies say the incident remains under investigation and more details will be released at a later time.

Article Comments

Utica
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 32°
Oneonta
Overcast
40° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 34°
Herkimer
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 37° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 32°
Thendara
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 36° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 32°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Click here to learn more about A Healthier Mohawk Valley
23 courses for only $79.99
Stuff the Bus Locations
Home Free Contest
Flood Coverage