GREENWOOD CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A man drowned at Lake Greenwood Saturday night, according to Robert McCullough with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR).
A call came in at about 7:00 p.m. Saturday.
According to McCullough, the man jumped off of a boat and never resurfaced.
He said it happened near the Puckett’s Ferry neighborhood.
McCullough told 7News there were other people on the boat when the man jumped off.
SCDNR and the Abbeville dive team responded to the scene.
The Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office set up a mobile command center at the scene near the Puckett’s Fairy dock and boathouse to assist in the search.
More divers with SCDNR will be back on Sunday morning to continue the search, McCullough says.
We will update this article as more information becomes available.
More stories you may like on 7News
After Jermaine West’s killer was found guilty of murder, West’s family and friends are still searching for closure as they continue to searc…
Customers on two roads in Calhoun Falls are under a boil water advisory, Saturday.
Three people are dead and one person was flown to the hospital following a crash on Highway 11 near Walhalla.
Firefighters responded to an apparent fire at the Oconee County Law Enforcement Center, late Saturday afternoon.
A man is dead after his car went off of the road and struck a tree before overturning in Asheville, Friday evening.