Kayaker found unconscious on Chickamauga Lake dies

SALE CREEK, Tenn. (WDEF)- TWRA says that a kayaker was pronounced dead after he was found unconscious this afternoon.

TWRA Officers responded to the call near the Patterson Road Access Area of Sale Creek, on Chickamauga Lake.

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Officials say that a 62-year-old Sale Creek man was kayaking alone when he was spotted floating in over 10 feet of water by a family member.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Sale Creek Fire Department and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office responded.

The incident is under investigation.

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