GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person has died after a boating incident in Murrels Inlet Friday evening.

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources confirmed the fatality and said coastal region officers and investigators responded to a single personal watercraft. The department did not specifically say what the incident was.

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