North Carolina man attacked by alligator while kayaking

A video captured the incident on Waccamaw River

A North Carolina man was attacked by an alligator while kayaking over the weekend.

In a video shared by WECT6, Peter Joyce can be seen paddling along the Waccamaw River when the creature approached the boat, attacking it and then tipping over into the water.

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Joyce was not injured during the incident and said his kayak wasn’t seriously damaged.

North Carolina has a natural occurrence of alligators that inhabit its creeks, rivers and swamps. The creatures can grow up to 15 feet and reach up to 500 pounds.

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