Pontoon boat accident on Norris Lake injures 3

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LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. (WATE) – Three people were hurt after the driver of a pontoon boat on Norris Lake inadvertently hit the throttle.

The accident occurred near Whitman Hollow Boat Dock Monday afternoon. A Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency spokesperson said seven people were on the boat when someone mistakenly hit the throttle.

All three people who were hurt were treated for non-life-threatening injuries at LaFollette Medical Center.

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