Man identified in Colleton County drowning

CANADYS, SC (WCSC) - The Colleton County coroner has identified a man who drowned Saturday.

The victim, 23-year-old Bernaldo Velazquez of Walterboro, drowned Saturday afternoon around 1:30 at Colleton County State Park off Wayside Lane near Walterboro.

The Colleton County Coroner says Velazquez died from accidental drowning.

According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, another person was rescued from the water and is recovering. Officials have not released the age or identity of the other victim.

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