SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Searchers have rescued three kayakers who lost their boats and were forced to swim while being battered by 8-foot waves on the Great Salt Lake in northern Utah.
Davis County authorities says the last two kayakers were found alive early Friday morning and are OK. A third was found Thursday evening after reaching an island and calling for help.
The kayakers said to be 20-year-old men from Davis County got separated Thursday afternoon while heading to an island.
The kayakers' identities weren't withheld.
Sheriff's officials said the men were wearing T-shirts and shorts and that none had a life jacket.
Crews from several agencies and state Department of Public Safety helicopters participated in the search.