Man hospitalized after reported possible drowning near Morris Island Lighthouse

Man hospitalized after reported possible drowning near Morris Island Lighthouse
First responders responded to Morris Island Lighthouse Beach Thursday afternoon after a report of a possible drowning. (Source: Live 5/File)

FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCSC) - First responders responded to Morris Island Lighthouse Beach Thursday afternoon after a report of a possible drowning.

Folly Beach Public Safety Director Andrew Gilreath confirmed his crews and Charleston County EMS responded.

A 47-year-old man was taken to the hospital in serious condition, Gilreath said.

There have been no further updates on his condition or the circumstances leading up to the emergency call.

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