Man falls off jet ski, drowns in DeKalb County lake - WKRN News 2

Man falls off jet ski, drowns in DeKalb County lake

Posted: Updated: Jul 07, 2014 03:16 AM
DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. - A man drowned after he fell off a jet ski in a DeKalb County lake Saturday.

It happened at 5 p.m. on Center Hill Lake near the Cove Hollow Marina.

An official with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency told News 2 the victim, identified as Stephen Morris, was sitting on a jet ski tied to the back of a house boat when he fell into the water and did not resurface.

Numerous agencies responded to the scene.

The Putnam County rescue dive team located the 57-year-old man’s body at 7:30 p.m. It was a mile and a half away near the Floating Mill recreation area.

The name of the victim has not been released and his death remains under investigation.
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