NEW JOHNSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A body was pulled from the water near Lucas Harbor in New Johnsonville Friday afternoon.
Officials say a boat ran aground at Lucas Harbor at around 4 a.m. Friday, causing a man to call a friend asking to be picked up by a jetski. The friend picked the man up and brought him to shore before the both of them grabbed tools and headed back out to the boat.
However, the jetski flipped and one of the men didn’t resurface. Sheriff Chris Davis told News 2 Friday afternoon that the man’s body had been recovered. He has been identified as 46-year-old Chris Laman of Carroll County.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency helped in the rescue.