GRAINGER COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — One person died after a boating collision on Norris Lake Sunday afternoon, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says.
The crash happened near Black Fox Access Area in Grainger County around 5:20 p.m., TWRA says. According to a release from the agency, the crash involved a personal watercraft that collided with another boat.
TWRA said John Michael Curley Jr., 59, of Knoxville, who was operating the personal watercraft, died at the scene. His body was taken for forensic analysis.
The crash is being investigated by TWRA, per the release. This marks the 12th fatal boating incident of the 2023 season.