DEP employee dies when weed harvester capsizes in Lake Hopatcong

A New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection employee has died after the aquatic weed harvester he was operating capsized in Lake Hopatcong.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2020, 8:46 PM

Updated 1,399 days ago

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A New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection employee has died after the aquatic weed harvester he was operating capsized in Lake Hopatcong.
The operator was identified as 68-year-old Curtis Mulch of Landing.
The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Crescent Cove. Crews recovered Mulch’s body from the lake several hours later.
It was not immediately clear why the craft capsized.


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