Man Falls Out of Boat, Dies

Saluda County, SC (WLTX) - Newberry County Emergency Services says a man died in an apparent drowning Thursday night.

Crews from multiple counties got a call of a drowning off Jumper Road in Saluda County around 10:30 p.m. Personnel say they were told that the victim fell out of a small boat, went under the water, and never resurfaced.

Divers say they recovered the man's body just before 1 a.m. Friday. The Saluda County Coroner identified the vicitim as 31-year-old Jose Milton Martinez.


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