Cops: Man fell into Southold Bay while testing motor

11/13/2011 4:20 PM |

A 23-year-old Southold man was rescued by another boater Sunday after being tossed from his vessel while testing the motor, Southold Town Police said.

Matthew Larson fell into the chilly water in Southold Bay around 2:15 p.m.

The fellow boater transported him to Founder’s Landing, where he was treated and released by the Southold Fire Department Rescue Squad.

Mr. Larson’s boat was later recovered when it ran aground.