STEWART COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 30-year-old man from Joelton has died after a boat capsized on Kentucky Lake.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) said its officers responded to the Ginger Bay area of Kentucky Lake at approximately 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6 after a 14-foot aluminum boat capsized.
The TWRA reported that three people made it to shore, but one boater remained missing. Multiple agencies, including Stewart County EMS, Stewart County Sheriff’s Office, Stewart County Fire, Henry County Rescue Squad and the TWRA, assisted in the search for the missing boater.
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, divers recovered the body of Richard Robinett. He was not wearing a lifejacket, according to investigators.
The TWRA said this is the 25th deadly boating incident in Tennessee this year.