The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed the first death related to the recent storms and flooding.
Stephen Davoll, 63, of Barre City, died as a result of a drowning accident at his home on July 12. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner investigated the death, in cooperation with the Barre City Police Department.
According to media reports, Davoll lived near the Stevens Branch, a tributary of the Winooski River running through Barre, and was found dead in the river.
Vermonters are urged to continue to take extra care during the latest round of storms and as they return to their homes and repair damage. People can find health and safety guidance and resources at VEM.Vermont.gov/Flood.