Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston takes a photo with Robert Horan, 52, after rescucing him Sunday, April 29, 2018, near Bulls Bay, Soth Carolina. oran stated his kayak capsized and he sustained a shoulder injury preventing him from returning to shore safely. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston)

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston takes a photo with Robert Horan, 52, after rescueing him Sunday, April 29, 2018, near Bulls Bay, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston)

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Sunday after his kayak capsized near Bulls Bay.

Rescued was Robert Horan, 52, from Mount Pleasant.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a call from Horan’s wife at 11:00 p.m. stating he had not returned from kayaking.

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston and a Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched at 12:45 a.m.

The Dolphin crew located Horan at 1:58 a.m., hoisted and transported him to Air Facility Charleston where awaiting EMS transported him to Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital. No injuries were reported.

Horan stated his kayak capsized and he sustained a shoulder injury preventing him from returning to shore safely.

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