Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tn. (WYMT/WJHL) - A Pound, Va., man died Monday afternoon in a two-boat collision, said a spokesperson for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
William Cantrell, 76, of Pound, Va., was killed when two bass boats crashed into one another shortly before noon, said David Crum, an officer for the agency. Timothy Cantrell, also of Pound, was taken to a hospital.
The other boat's occupants, 34-year-old Gary Cooper and 33-year-old Brandon Lawson, both of Rogersville, Tenn., were taken to Holston Valley Medical Center, where they were treated and released.
The accident remains under investigation.