Man rescued from Lockwood Folly Inlet in stable condition, kayak washes up


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Brunswick County man who was thrown from his kayak and rescued earlier this week is now in stable condition.

Holden Beach Police say his kayak also has been located. Police say Robert Brown of Oak Island was kayaking in the Lockwood Folly Inlet Tuesday when his kayak was overtaken by several waves, ejecting him from the kayak. 

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Brown’s kayak washed up on Holden Beach a day after he was rescued from the water by nearby boaters.

Police say Brown was wearing a life jacket which they say saved his life.