South African Hendrik Coetzee presumed dead; two Americans paddled to safety
“An acclaimed South African outdoorsman who was leading a kayaking expedition from the source of the White Nile into Congo was dragged from his craft by a crocodile as two Americans watched, horrified. The guide is presumed dead.”
The two Americans involved: Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic
Korbulic is from Rogue River, Ore., and Stookesberry is from Mount Shasta, Calif.
PHOTO: This undated photo supplied by Fluidkayaks shows South African Kayaker, Hendri Coetzee, posing with a monkey on his shoulder.