Kayak overturns, man reported in grave conditionMarch 18, 2013 @ 11:12 pm
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a male kayaker is in grave condition after his craft overturned in waters near Tacoma, Wash.
Key Peninsula Fire Chief Tom Lique tells The News Tribune two men in their late 20s were kayaking in an area called Pitt Passage when their boat overturned Monday evening.
One man reached shore and called for help.
Rescuers pulled the second man from the water. Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says he was taken to a Gig Harbor hospital in grave condition. Troyer says the man was in the water for about an hour.
Both men were wearing life jackets.
Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Buses to Blame
Buses get hundreds of cars off the roads, but what happens when they get in the way?
Inside Training Camp
See photos from the third day of Seahawks training camp in Renton
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.