Man dies after trying to save woman walking into high water in McMinn County


A man was found unresponsive after allegedly attempting to save a woman that walked out of the house into some high water. 

McMinn Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene, and determined that the woman had been using meth at a residence on 788 and later walked from the house into the water. 

The man went after her, and was later found unresponsive. The woman was located and treated at a nearby hospital. 

The incident is still under investigation. WATE 6 On Your Side will bring updates as they become available in this incident. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WATE 6 Storm Weather School

WATE 6 On Your Side Twitter