Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
At approximately 3:29 p.m. State Police responded to a call for a missing swimmer in the Hudson River in the town of Hadley. Thirty-eight-year-old Ryan S. Taylor of Saratoga Springs had been swimming in the area of the Hadley Bridge. While swimming to shore, he became distressed and went under the water.
Multiple agencies responded and searched the river for Taylor. At approximately 5:12 p.m. he was located deceased in 17 feet of water by divers from Corinth and South Glens Falls Fire Departments.