Authorities respond to possible drowning in Haywood County

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities have responded to a possible drowning in a small lake near the Hatchie River area in Haywood County.


The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office confirms a fisherman has possibly drowned near the 52 mile marker on Interstate 40.

The incident happened around 3:45 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

A dive team from Fayette County has been requested to assist.

Stay with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News as more information becomes available.

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