Barnwell man dies while fishing in Hampton County

BEAUFORT, SC (WFXG) - A Barnwell man died Monday while fishing in Hampton County, officials said.

Terry Thomas Lott, 68, went fishing Monday in his boat on the Combahee River, Hampton County Coroner Ernie J. Washington Sr. said. A Department of Natural Resources boat found Lott's body late Monday afternoon.

The coroner's office is investigating Lott's death, but Washington said it appears to be an accident.

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