UPDATE (6:15 p.m, July 30): DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police today identified the man killed in Saturday’s Jet-Ski accident off Little Assawoman Bay in Sussex County as Dr. Stephen Greenhouse, 53, of Bethesda, Md.
Some details of his life have been posted on the Shady Grove Fertility website.
Officials say that Dr. Greenhouse was operating a personal watercraft (PWC) on July 28, when he was involved in a collision with another PWC. He later was pronounced dead at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., and his body was turned over to the Maryland State Medical Examiner’s Office.
The accident remains under investigation by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.
UPDATE (8:30 p.m., July 28): DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police confirm that the 53-year-old man who was critically injured operating a personal watercraft earlier today on Roy’s Creek off Assawoman Bay has died.
The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police said alcohol was not a contributing factor in the fatal accident. Their investigation continues.
ORIGINAL POST (1:30 p.m., July 28): Multiple agencies responded this afternoon after a Jet-Ski collision was reported in the Assawoman Bay near the Delaware/Maryland state line.
A man in his 50’s was reported in traumatic-cardiac arrest when he was taken to Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Officials are bringing the damaged personal watercraft to a dock in Fenwick Island to begin their investigation. DNREC is the lead agency. The accident was reported around 1:30 p.m.