Lakeland man dies in kayak accident in western North Carolina
12:10 PM, May 16, 2018
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Florida man has died in a kayak accident on a river in western North Carolina.
Buncombe County sheriff’s deputies pulled the body of a pinned kayaker from the park outside Asheville on Tuesday. The victim has been identified as 56-year-old Delmer Melvin Garratt, of Lakeland, Florida.
Someone noticed an overturned kayak in the water late Tuesday morning.