TOLLAND COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Dieter Zumpe of Ellington, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim killed in a Wednesday submersion crash in Tolland County.

Zumpe, 53, was killed in a vehicle crash in Coventry Lake Wednesday afternoon.


According to reports, Zumpe was operating a vehicle when it crashed near the Coventry Lake boat launch and became submerged Wednesday afternoon.

Rescue workers recovered Zumpe’s body late Wednesday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Tolland County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the population was 152,691 – Wikipedia.