Man rescued on Lake Moultrie after boat overturns

Water Rescue

BERKELEY COUNTY (WCBD)- A Ladson man was rescued from Lake Moultrie on Sunday morning after his boat overturned.

Bennie Bunch, 60, was fishing in a bass tournament when his boat begin to fill with water. Bunch was able to call 911 for help on his cell phone.

The Berkeley Country Rescue Squad along with Lake Moultrie Fire Department and Moncks Corner Rural Fire Department searched for Bunch.

They found him shortly after 10 a.m Sunday.  He was taken to a hospital and listed in good condition.

Officials say the situation could have been tragic and his cell phone saved his life.

 

 

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