UPDATE: 11:14 a.m. on March 20, 2013
The News Tribune has reported that the kayaker who died on Tuesday was 29-year-old Matthew Grobins of Lakebay.
UPDATE: 12:28 p.m.
Pierce County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ed Troyer confirmed that the kayaker who was pulled from the water near Key Peninsula died around 4 a.m., today.
More details to come.
A kayaker was taken to a Gig Harbor hospital after authorities pulled him from the water near Key Peninsula on Monday night.
The News Tribune has a detailed account of the incident and ensuing rescue.
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