HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One man drowned in a Horry County farm pond off Highway 66 after his boat flipped over from catching a fish.
Lester Gause, 68, of Loris drowned around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, according to Horry County Coroner Tony Hendrick.
Gause and a friend both fell in the water while trying to reel in a fish.
Gause's friend was able to make it to land, but Gause was not, according to Coroner Hendrick.
The incident is still under investigation.