DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A 47-year-old Aiken man was missing after kayaking in the waters off a South Florida state park, the Coast Guard said Saturday night.

Rangers in John U. Lloyd Beach State Park alerted the Coast Guard on Friday morning about a possible missing kayaker. David Lemonds' truck was spotted in the parking lot overnight. Several local kayakers said they saw Lemonds leave Thursday morning in a 12-foot yellow ocean kayak.

Coast Guard sea and air crews have launched a search of the waters off the Dania Beach park, but there had been no sign of Lemonds as of 9 p.m. Saturday.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Lemonds is asked to contact Coast Guard watchstanders at 305-415-6800.