OCONEE CO., SC (WSPA) – Divers recovered the body of a man after a reported drowning on Lake Hartwell Saturday evening in Oconee County.
According to the Oconee County Coroner’s Office, emergency crews responded to the reported drowning around 6:30pm at the Fair Play Recreation Area.
Family members told emergency crews that a man was wading in the lake when he disappeared.
Divers were called to the scene and were able to recover the body of 47-year-old Wayne Michael Reynolds of Westminster.
The coroner said Reynolds’ body was found in around seven feet of water around 8:15 p.m.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.