The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday, Aug. 29 to the report of a boating accident off Canns Beach.

The report came in to the department at 11 a.m.

When the deputy arrived at the scene, he learned that a kayak with a 16-year-old had capsized and the youth had lost the paddle. The teenager was able to right the kayak and was paddling to shore.

Emergency medical service staff were at the scene when the youth arrived on shore. He was checked and found to be fine.