First responders pull man from water on Pawleys Island

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A Virginia man has died after being pulled from water near Springs Avenue on Pawleys Island.

Robert Jennings, 68, of Dansville, was pronounced deceased at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet on Monday, Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson confirmed.

Jennings was taken to the hospital and was in cardiac arrest when he was pulled from the water, Midway Fire Rescue Chief Doug Eggiman confirmed.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

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