Kayaker’s Quick Thinking Helped Save his Life
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Saved by the Jacket
Officials say the kayaker, who is believed to be experienced, did several things that helped save his life. And if you ever head out on the water, they say they are all things that can help save your life as well.
“I think the layered safety strategy made a difference,” Paul Barnard said. “He wore his life jacket, he stuck with his kayak, he had the right vessel for the environment.”