JENNER (CBS SF) — A San Rafael man died Wednesday afternoon while kayaking with a friend in rough waters on the Sonoma County coast near Jenner, sheriff’s deputies said.

Around 1:40 p.m. a 911 caller reported that two kayakers had capsized in turbulent water at Goat Rock Beach, near the mouth of the Russian River.

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One kayaker was already ashore when first responders arrived. He was transported to a hospital in Santa Rosa, deputies said.

Around 2:55 p.m. a California Highway Patrol helicopter spotted the other kayaker, unresponsive, floating roughly half a mile off shore. He was transported to the United States Coast Guard station in Bodega Bay and pronounced dead, according to deputies.

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The victim was identified as Joseph Patrick Woods, 63.

Investigators said they do not suspect foul play or criminal activity and offered their condolences to the victim’s loved ones.

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