The TWRA said he was not wearing a flotation device.
A body was located around 1 a.m., but the Knoxville Fire Department hasn’t confirmed whether the body belonged to the drowning victim.
He reportedly went under a couple of times, but the last time he didn’t resurface.
The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said Monday Rick Lane of Bristol, Virginia, was the 19-year-old who drowned Sunday in South Holston Lake.
BRISTOL — A Chilhowie, Virginia, man drowned in South Holston Lake over the weekend.
MILLINGTON — Authorities say the search for a special-needs teenage boy who fell into the Mississippi River has now turned into a recovery mission.
SHACKLE FORD BANKS, N.C. — Local television stations are reporting the death of a Northeast Tennessee man who drowned while trying to rescue his three daughters off the North Carolina coast on Monday.
WAVERLY — The body of 19-year-old Jerry Greer, son of country singer Craig Morgan and wife Karen, has been recovered from Kentucky Lake, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has identified an 18-year-old Johnson City man who drowned in South Holston Lake Monday afternoon.
Authorities are investigating a drowning Monday afternoon on South Holston Lake in Sullivan County, a spokeswoman for the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed.
NASHVILLE — Vanderbilt freshman pitcher Donny Everett drowned while fishing in Tennessee a day before the Commodores were to open the NCAA Tournament on Friday. He was 19.
MORRISTOWN — A kayaker’s drowning death Monday on Cherokee Lake promoted the Tennessee Wildlife Resources agency to issue a reminder Tuesday about the need to wear life jackets on lakes and rivers.
The Johnson City man who died during a diving expedition in the Broad River near Beaufort, S.C., on Saturday had been diving more than two decades and was with his stepson, a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report said.
A Johnson City man drowned over the weekend in South Carolina while diving for shark’s teeth in a coastal river.
Deputies say a man was found dead Saturday morning in Boone Lake.