Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker near Absecon, N.J.

ABSECON, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued a man in a kayak who was overdue in the Absecon Bay near Absecon Friday.

Rescued was Kevin Shoal of Absecon.

The Coast Guard received a call at 8:30 p.m. from a member of Sea Tow Atlantic City reporting Shoal was kayaking in the Absecon Bay and departed from the Absecon Sportsman Club in Absecon at 6:30 p.m.

A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City, N.J., located Shoal on Shad Island and transported him back to the station where he was picked up by family members.

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