Sevierville (WVLT) A Sevier County teenager drowned in Douglas Lake Sunday evening.
TVA Police are investigating the death of Jameson McMichael, 17.
A spokesperson for TVA says three swimmers were jumping off a rock near Allensville Road Sunday night around 6 pm.
McMichael was one of them.
At one point he failed to surface.
Rescuers were called in to help find McMichael.
They found him within an hour and transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
McMichael was a wrestler at Sevier County High School.
Counselors will be on hand tomorrow to help students grieve.
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