Coast Guard: Man rescued after his boat capsized

FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man was hospitalized after his boat capsized near Folly Beach Sunday afternoon, said Coast Guard dispatch operators.

Dispatch operators said the man was in a 16-foot Carolina Skiff.

A group of kayakers spotted the man in the water, holding onto the boat and put in a Mayday call to the Coast Guard, said dispatch operators.

A Coast Guard helicopter responded to the scene.

The man was taken to the hospital but is expected to be fine, said dispatch operators.

They said the call came in at about 12:45 p.m. and the scene was wrapping up at about 2 p.m.