Hunter drowns after falling out of kayak in Sandy Bay

      Kayaker drowns, Sandy Bay / Courtesy: Brandon Roth

      A local man drowned in Sandy Bay in the Town of Sandy Creek Tuesday morning.

      It happened around 7:30 a.m. in Blind Creek Cove, which is part of North Pond off of Lake Ontario.

      43 year-old Tracey Bango, of 31714 County Route 20 in Philadelphia, was duck hunting from the shore near Blind Creek Cove in Oswego County.

      Police say Bango took a kayak out to retrieve a duck he just shot, approximately 140 yards off shore when he fell out of the kayak and drowned. His body was recovered around 10:30 a.m. by the Oswego County Dive Team.

      The other kayaker was not hurt.

      Stay with for updates on this developing story.