Man who died after falling off banana boat in North Myrtle Beach was from Winston-Salem
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A man who died after an accident in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday afternoon has been identified as a Piedmont Triad resident.
Horry County Coroner Robert Edge told WMBF the victim was Danny Winters, 56, of Winston-Salem.
The accident happened at Aloha Watersports at 2:15 p.m.
North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling told WMBF a man fell off a banana boat and wound up face-down in the water.
The man was brought to shore and lifeguards performed CPR and used a defibrillator.
The man was taken to the hospital, where he passed away.
Dowling told WMBF lifeguards said it appeared the man suffered a heart attack.
An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.