Identity released of body recovered from Old Hickory Lake - WKRN News 2

Identity released of body recovered from Old Hickory Lake

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -

Authorities have identified a man whose body was recovered from Old Hickory Lake.

The victim is 26-year-old Regen Jewett of Nashville.

According to officials, Jewett was with friends Friday afternoon at the Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville just off Walton Ferry Road in an area known as Skinny Dip Cove.

He tried to leave a floating device to join a friend on a Jet Ski, but it overturned, knocking Jewett underwater.

Emergency crews were called at 2:30 p.m. when he did not resurface.

Hendersonville Fire Department, Sumner County EMA and Wilson County Rescue Squad were on the scene.

An investigation is underway to determine whether alcohol was involved.


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