Coroner identifies man killed in jet ski incident at Lake Murray

FILE PHOTO of man walking beside Lake Murray.
FILE PHOTO of man walking beside Lake Murray.(WIS TV)
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 11:43 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 12:19 PM EDT

PROSPERITY, S.C. (WIS) - Newberry County Coroner Laura Kneece has released the name of a man killed in a jet ski-related incident on Lake Murray over the weekend.

Christopher Day, 35, of Gaston, was killed on the afternoon of July 2 near Dreher Island. 911 received a call at about 2:30 p.m., according to Kneece.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

The incident is under investigation by the Newberry County Coroner’s Office and the Department of Natural Resources.

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