GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities say they have recovered the body of a missing boater along the Black River in Georgetown County.
According to Georgetown County Fire & EMS, officials were dispatched to Black River near the Browns Ferry Boat Landing just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday in response to a missing boater.
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says a boater went overboard when a boat swerved to miss a dock.
SCDNR officials announced Monday that the body of the missing boater was located just before 7:00 a.m. in Georgetown County.
The operator of the boat, Kevon Jharique Dorsey, 21, of Andrews, was charged with boating under the influence.
SCDNR is investigating.
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