Crews recover drowning victim's body from Tims Ford Lake - WKRN News 2

Crews recover drowning victim's body from Tims Ford Lake

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. -

Crews have recovered the body of the missing 26-year-old Hillsboro man who drowned in Franklin County Monday.

According to the Manchester Times, Dustin Deadman was preparing to go fishing at Tims Ford Lake on his boat with four children.

Officials told the newspaper Deadman was launching his boat when it got away from him and began floating out onto the lake.

He reportedly swam out to the watercraft before going underwater without resurfacing.

The children quickly called for help.

Divers, alongside the Estill Springs Fire Department and Franklin County Sheriff's Department assisted in the search.

*The Manchester Times contributed to this report.

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