Rescue crews find body after afternoon water rescue at Four Corners Marina

Local News

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) — Nashville Fire, OEM, and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency responded to Four Corners Marina on Friday afternoon in response to a water rescue.

The incident happened near the no-wake zone at the marina entrance around 4:47 p.m.

According to the TWRA, witnesses reported a man and a woman on a personal watercraft believed to be a jet ski. A short time later, the watercraft overturned. A friend on a second watercraft tried to help the couple and was able to get the woman to safety.

The man, who was in his 20s, was not wearing a life jacket and efforts to rescue him were unsuccessful. Officials found a body in the area where he was last seen after dark Friday night. Divers also found an unbuckled life jacket floating nearby.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. This is the eighth boating death in Tennessee so far this year.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories