23-year-old charged in fatal boating accident - WKRN News 2

23-year-old charged in fatal boating accident

Douglas Jackson, 23 Douglas Jackson, 23

A 23-year-old man was taken into police custody on Tuesday following a fatal boating accident that occurred in Clarksville over the weekend.

Douglas Jackson is charged with vehicular homicide and tampering with evidence.

Police reported Jackson was driving the boat on the Cumberland River when 21-year-old Stephanie Burns sustained injuries from the propeller.

Jackson was also sited for boating without a license, boating without a registration and contributing alcohol to individuals under the age of 21.

A 20-year-old man was also injured in the accident. Two other occupants aboard the boat were not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

Jackson is jailed on a $403,000 bond.

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