Kayaker drowns off Devon coast.

A young kayaker has drowned after capsizing off Budleigh Salterton in Devon.

The 20 year old was paddling off the coast with a friend on Wednesday evening (16th Oct) when his boat flipped over in the surf.

He wasn't wearing a life jacket and tried to swim to shore while his companion towed the kayak.

Rescuers pulled him ashore and he was given CPR before being airlifted to hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival at Dorchester Hospital in Dorset