Body of construction worker recovered from river

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Searchers in Marion County have found the body of a construction worker in the Tennessee River.

Sheriff Bo Burnett told WRCB-TV in Chattanooga the man's body was just below the Haletown Bridge in about 70 feet of water.

Haletown Fire Chief Mikey Tudors said the man fell from a barge he was working on.

His body was discovered Tuesday night with the aid of an underwater camera.

The man's name has not been released.

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Information from: WRCB-TV, http://www.wrcbtv.com/


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