HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 60-year-old Tennessee man died while fishing on a Kentucky lake Sunday, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Administration.
Wildlife officers responded to a call about an empty boat on Kentucky Lake in Henry County around 11:15 a.m.
The TWRA reports that a sea bass boat owned by Daniel E. Keeling from Humboldt was found uninhabited near the West Sandy area of Lake Kentucky. TWRA wildlife officials then searched for the missing boatman in the vicinity of the abandoned boat.
Keeling’s body was recovered a few hours later. TWRA said he was not wearing a life jacket.
No additional information has been released.
This is the 10th boating-related death in Tennessee waters this year, according to TWRA.
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