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TWRA: 3 injured after boating accident on Norris Lake

The crash happened on Norris Lake near Whitman Hollow Marina, the TWRA said.

LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is currently investigating a boating accident on Norris Lake.

According to Campbell County dispatch, the call came in around 11:20 a.m. The crash happened on Norris Lake near Whitman Hollow Marina, according to WLAF.

A TWRA spokesperson said it appeared the pontoon boat with seven passengers on board hit land. Someone inadvertently hit the throttle causing three passengers to fall and be injured. No one was ejected from the boat, TWRA clarified. 

TWRA said the three occupants were transported to LaFollette Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

We will continue to monitor the situation.