2 dead in boating accident on Tennessee River in Humphreys County


HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two bodies were pulled from the Tennessee River Saturday night after a boating accent.

Sheriff Chris Davis told News 2 the bodies were recovered around 10:45 p.m. Saturday and identified as two men named Shane Keele and Chris Young.

The sheriff said it appeared their boat was speeding when it hit a boat slip just north of Eagle Bay Marina on the Tennessee River and capsized.

“The Humphreys County Fire and Rescue crews did an amazing job and were able to give these families speedy closure to a tragic event, ” said Sheriff Davis.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating the cause of the crash. No further details were given.