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Authorities search for man who jumped in lake

May 12th, 2013 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Authorities search for man who jumped in lake

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to search for a man who jumped into Percy Priest Lake.

According to WTVF-TV (, the 55-year-old man was last seen Saturday evening. He was on a pontoon boat with a group of friends when he jumped off near a small island in the lake and never resurfaced.

Emergency crews searched for about two hours Saturday before suspending the search and starting again Sunday morning.

The man has not been identified.


Information from: WTVF-TV,

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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