Missing kayaker found alive on Kentucky lake

(Courtesy: Lee Stewart)

TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) – A kayaker who went missing on Lake Barkley in Kentucky was found alive Tuesday morning.

Lee Stewart went missing while kayaking around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

His wife called authorities when he did not return home after dark.

(Courtesy: Lee Stewart)

Stewart was found alive around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Taylor Bay still inside his kayak.

Bryant said the Stewart had an equipment malfunction that left him stranded on the water all night.

He was taken to an area hospital as a precaution.