ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man drowned while paddle boarding in a New York lake.
Police say 72-year-old Peter Reed was with a friend on Lake Champlain about 100 feet from shore when they both fell off their boards.
Troopers say someone on shore spotted them and tossed a life vest to Reed, then went to assist the other person.
When they returned to help Reed, he had already gone under.
Troopers say neither person was wearing a life jacket.