Search Underway for Missing Swimmer on Watts Bar Lake

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) — Rescue crews from several counties are searching for a missing Rhea County woman on Watts Bar Lake.

The TWRA says officers responded to a call of a missing swimmer around 6:30 p.m., Monday.

The woman got off the boat to swim, but did not resurface.

The agency says their crews are searching the water just above the dam that’s 40 to 50 feet deep.

News 12 is following this story, and will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.


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