Duck hunter injured in Georgetown boating accident

Duck hunter injured in Georgetown boating accident
Coast Guard officials are responding to a boating accident in Georgetown (Source: Live 5)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A duck hunter was injured Thursday morning in a boating accident in Georgetown county, according to South Carolina Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Kaley Lawrimore.

Around 5:30 a.m., two duck hunters in a boat crashed into a stationary dock near the lighthouse at South Island in Winyah Bay. Neither hunter was ejected from the boat, but one was taken to the Grand Strand Medical Center for minor injuries.

The Coast Guard also assisted with a crew on standby.

The incident is still under investigation.

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