Boy, 15, Dies During Hiwassee River Kayak Trip
A 15-year-old boy was transported and declared deceased at the Starr Regional Hospital in Etowah after an incident on the Hiwassee River.
TWRA officers, along with Polk County EMS, Tennessee State Parks and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a call just before 4:45 p.m. EDT, regarding an overturned kayak on the Hiwassee River in the Quinn Springs area.
A group of nine adults and 11 juveniles left in kayaks and tubes ... (click for more)
Photo by Emily Hand/B.A.S.S.
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