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

Tennessee

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. 

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