Hawkins County man found dead in Cherokee Lake

MOORESBURG - The Tennessee Highway Patrol recovered the body of a man whose truck crashed into Cherokee Lake.

20-year-old Austin Fleenor from Treadway died after his truck left the road on westbound Lee Highway and entered the lake 610 feet away.

THP said troopers found Fleenor's body outside the truck in the water Saturday just before 1 p.m. 

A test revealed Fleenor was not driving under the influence at the time of the crash. His family has been notified.

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