Man's arm almost cut off while attempting to board boat

Published: Jun. 8, 2013 at 10:09 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 12, 2013 at 10:09 PM EDT
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LAKE WACCAMAW, NC (WECT) – A man in Lake Waccamaw almost had his arm cut off Saturday afternoon as he was attempting to get on a boat, according to Lake Waccamaw Police.

Around 4:00 p.m., Brent Pait was trying to board the rear of a boat, but the boat's operator didn't see him and turned on the engine.

Police say the motor cut Pait twice in the arm severely , and once in the leg.

Friends said Monday that Pait was in a lot of pain but is recovering at home.

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