Missing kayaker found after LI Sound search

? A kayaker from Darien who had been reported missing was found following a search of the Long Island Sound.Hoby Baker, 59, was found unhurt

DARIEN - ? A kayaker from Darien who had been reported missing was found following a search of the Long Island Sound.

Hoby Baker, 59, was found unhurt at Greens Ledge Lighthouse late Tuesday night. He had been outside for nearly four hours.

Baker saw a dinghy drifting on the water and followed it in his kayak when rough waters carried him away. After Baker?s employer reported him missing at about 8 p.m., the Coast Guard, state police and the Darien Police Department responded to the rescue. Baker was not hypothermic when he was found and refused medical treatment.

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