SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A search crew with the U.S. Coast Guard discovered the body a missing kayaker early Sunday morning near the San Mateo Bridge.

The kayaker, a 38-year-old man, had gone missing around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, according to U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman Lt. Marcia Medina.

The victim, who was with two other kayakers, left from Oyster Point in South San Francisco. The kayakers then discovered the victim had gone missing near the San Francisco International Airport, Medina said.

With help from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office and the San Mateo County Fire Department, coast guard officials began a search for the man. A helicopter then discovered his body just south of the San Mateo Bridge around 3 a.m. Sunday morning, according to Medina.

The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of his family.

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Comments (3)
  1. James P says:

    I guess he/she/it will not be able to vote for our next great leader, Trump. Oh well.

  2. Marley says:

    How can you not know how to swim if you go kayaking? What a loser.

  3. Seth V says:

    It is always some dope who thinks they can outsmart nature that is the one who gets a final a ss kicking from Mother Nature.
    Nature: One more People: One less

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