North Carolina man dies when paddle boat capsizes
Mar. 09, 2018
GRANDY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man died when the paddle boat he was in capsized in the Currituck Sound.
Authorities tell local news outlets that 19-year-old Devineni Rahul of Cary was found dead Thursday evening in the water.
Capt. Mark Rich of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says Rahul and another man launched from a private home in Grandy on the Currituck Sound. He says the small, plastic, self-propelled paddle boat took on water and capsized.
The survivor got to shore and yelled for help. A passerby called 911.
Rahul's body was found shortly afterward.