Central man killed after kayak overturns on lake

SALEM — A Clemson University graduate student was killed Saturday after a gust of wind overturned the kayak he was riding in with his wife on Lake Jocassee.

Anlin Wang, 25, of Central, drowned after the accident, according to Pickens County deputy coroner Gary Duncan.

Wang and his wife, who survived after swimming for an estimated hour to shore, were in the middle of the lake when their kayak capsized at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Wang, who could not swim but was wearing a life vest, was found at approximately 9:10 a.m. on Sunday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is still under investigation by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.