The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it is assisting in the search for a man reported missing by family members Thursday.
According to DEEP officials, the department was notified by a family that a middle-aged member said he was going to Hammonasset State Park in Madison and has not returned.
DEEP officials said the missing person is believed to be despondent.
The park gate at Hammonasset State Park has been blocked by police while troopers search the park.
Troop 1 along with K9 teams are assisting the search along with DEEP.
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