- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 2, 2015

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A boating accident on the Great Pee Dee River has claimed the life of a Bennettsville man.

Authorities tell local media outlets that a boat with two people in it overturned Monday.

Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown says that 70-year-old Bobby Young drowned.

Brown says the second person in the boat was taken to the hospital for treatment for exposure after being in the water for some time.

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