Accidental Drowning In French Broad River

Knoxville (WVLT) - Officials say at about 7:30 Wednesday night, a man went underwater in the French Broad River.

The Knox County Sheriff's Department and T.B.I Agents searched the river for a little over three hours before divers found his body around 11pm.

There's no word on the man's identity or if drugs or alcohol were involved.

Officials are still investigating the incident.


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