Patrol picked up the turtle just after 11PM, to late to take to the Sea Turtle Hospital so the turtle was made comfortable for the night and taken in to Charleston first thing in the morning.
If a turtle is hooked, it is best not to haul onto land, into a boat and especially up onto a Pier using the hook and line. Further injury can occur. It is best to use a drop net to either haul up or to push from behind onto the shore if the turtle is to big for the net.
A huge thanks to the folks at Cherry Grove Pier for saving this little critically endangered Kemp's Ridley.