KERSHAW COUNTY, SC - (WLTX) -- A teen's body has been recovered after a drowning Thursday afternoon.
According to Camden Fire Chief John Bowers, rescuers from the Camden-Kershaw County Rescue Squad responded to the Shaw Air Force Base recreation area at Lake Wateree at around 1:30 p.m. Divers were able to locate the body just before 3:00 p.m.
Officials from the Department of Natural Resources say the 15-year-old male was inside a kayak near the highway 97 side of the water. They say he fell out the the double kayak and drowned.
This incident remains under investigation.
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