Providence boy, 14, drowns at Beavertail State Park

East Bay

NOTE: This story has been updated from its original version after the DEM corrected the spelling of the victim’s name.

JAMESTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has identified a 14-year-old boy who drowned Sunday at Beavertail State Park.

Daniel Carrascoza of Providence was fishing with his father and brother when he slipped on the rocks and fell into the water, according to the DEM.

Carrascoza’s father and two Good Samaritans went in and retrieved him and started administering CPR before first responders arrived.

He was transported to Newport Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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