IDENTITY OF WATTS BAR BOATING INCIDENT VICTIM RELEASED

LOUDON, Tenn. (TWRA) —The identity of a man who drowned while docking his boat at a Watts Bar Lake marina yesterday (Thursday 7/4) is being released.

James Doyle Frost, 75, of Knoxville, drowned while docking his boat at Tennessee National Marina yesterday afternoon.  Witnesses say he fell overboard, went underwater, and did not resurface.

A search ensued and his body was located by a Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency Investigator using a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV), and members of the Loudon County Dive Rescue team made the recovery just after 9 p.m.

TWRA would like to thank the Loudon Police Dept., Loudon County Sheriff’s Office, Loudon County Rescue Squad, and the Loudon Fire Dept. for their efforts.

TWRA offers prayers and condolences for the victim’s family.

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