DE: Duck hunters rescued from cold water near Woodland Beach
December 28, 2012
DOVER (Dec. 28, 2012) – DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement
agents on marine patrol checking waterfowl hunters for compliance
yesterday morning rescued a pair of hunters whose small boat had
capsized near Woodland Beach east of Smyrna.
a.m., Sr. Cpl. Drew Aydelotte and Agent Trainee Josh Hudson were
patrolling the Woodland Beach marsh flats when they spotted the two
men in the water about 100 yards from shore, and quickly pulled them
aboard their patrol boat.
Mario F. Cipolla, 36, of New
Castle, and Kenneth Tolite, 24, of Wilmington, were duck hunting
when their boat capsized just minutes before the agents arrived in
the area. Emergency medical personnel from the Cheswold Volunteer
Fire Company responded to the scene and treated the two men for
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