Two duck hunters identified, including two men who were killed after boat capsizes in Westport River

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WESTPORT — Two duck hunters are dead and a third is hospitalized after they were tossed into the frigid Westport River when their boat apparently capsized this morning, Bristol District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter Jr.’s office said.

The two deceased men were identified this afternoon by Sutter’s office as Steven James, 53, of Marshfield and Robert Becher, 55, of Cromwell, Conn. The survivor was identified as Gregg Angell, 51 of Westport, who is at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, and expected to survive his hypothermia-type symptoms, Sutter’s office said.

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