- Associated Press - Thursday, September 22, 2016

ASHOKAN, N.Y. (AP) - Police say an Ulster County Sheriff’s deputy has died during dive-team training at Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskills.

Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum identified the deputy as 51-year-old Sgt. Kerry Winters, a 30-year veteran of the corrections division. Details of the incident Thursday afternoon and cause of death were not released.

A statement from the sheriff said the investigation is still in a preliminary stage.

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