Monday, July 18, 2011

Kentucky Man Presumed Drowned

{Kentucky}...Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency spokesman Allen Ricks said Tuesday that 43 year old Robert T. Ward of Hinkle, in southeastern Kentucky, was working on an engine at the rear of a pontoon boat when he went overboard in Norris Lake near the Claiborne County-Union County line Sunday evening and did not resurface. Ricks said Ward wasn't wearing a life preserver when he went in. The body was located early Tuesday afternoon. Ward is presumed to have drowned.