Kayaker rescued from Wando River

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A woman was rescued out of the Wando River Monday night after rescue Crews say the woman flipped her kayak.

The Coast Guard, Charleston County Sheriff's Office, SC Department of Natural Resources and the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to the capsized kayaker in Rathall Creek near the Wando River.

Emergency crews were able to rescue a 28-year-old woman and she is expected to be OK.

Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified at 8:51 p.m.  that a kayaker had capsized. The kayaker had drifted with the outgoing tide towards the Wando River.

A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew and a Station Charleston 41-foot rescue boat crew responded.

A Charleston County Sheriff's Office small boat rescue crew transited a shallow water area in Rathall Creek and located the woman at 10 p.m.

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