3 men trapped in waist-deep water at Nices Mill

Man drowns in Franklin County lake (Image 1)
Man drowns in Franklin County lake (Image 1)

Three young men became trapped in waist-deep water in Murfreesboro on Wednesday night.

The incident occurred in Nices Mill off of Sulphur Springs Road.

One man managed to get to shore before the others and was being treated by paramedics as other officials prepared to launch boats to save the other stranded men.

Metro police also sent a helicopter in the area.

As of 10:15 p.m., all three men were rescued safely and being checked by EMS.

No further information has been released.

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