Authorities searching for missing boater on Kentucky Lake

Jessica Gertler

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities launched a search for one person who was thrown from a ski boat on Kentucky Lake.

According to reports from WTVF, at least six people were on board the boat near the Danville Landing area around 8 p.m. Sunday night when it hit a log.

Four individuals were thrown from the boat, said Houston County Emergency Management Deputy Director Bill Hall. Three of them were immediately rescued, but one man remained missing.

Media reported the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and emergency crews from several counties responded to the scene near the Houston-Humphreys county line.

The conditions of the other people who went overboard have not been released.

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