Eyewitness describes moment paddleboarder went under at North Pond

19th July, 2016 by

By Kevin Fixler

Guy Smallwood was taking a soak in his ground-level hot tub on Sunday when he noticed something stirring on North Pond, as a person was heading to the south end on a paddleboard.But they weren’t standing or kneeling or even sitting. They didn’t have a paddle. Instead, they were — to the best of Smallwood’s recollection — possibly fully clothed and lying on their chest, butterflying their way down the pond.“It seemed like they had a jacket,” said Smallwood, a part-time resident of The Ponds at Blue River since 2013. “There was absolutely something around their waist. And they were …

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