- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 3, 2016

PERRYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old Jackson man has died after the pontoon boat he was on crashed into a barge.

News outlets report that Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers are investigating the Sunday afternoon collision which killed Nickolas Willhoit and left three others injured.

Officials say all four were on board a pontoon boat on Kentucky Lake when it hit a barge near Decatur County’s Perryville area. Willhoit died of his injuries after being airlifted to a hospital.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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