- Associated Press - Monday, September 1, 2014

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Two men have died in a boating accident on the Tennessee River near the Tennessee-Mississippi state line.

Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin told The Jackson Sun (https://bit.ly/1sULSEN) that accident happened early Saturday morning when their bass fishing boat collided with a parked barge.

Martin identified the men as 39-year-old Carey Downs and 40-year-old Jeremy Floyd. Martin says the men were traveling quickly down the Tennessee River near the Mississippi state line.

Martin says that the Hardin County Rescue team recovered the bodies and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife is investigating the accident.


Information from: The Jackson Sun, https://www.jacksonsun.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide