Information from WYSH Radio
A Lafollette man drowned Thursday on Norris Lake, according to the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.
The body of Ralph Ward, 65, was found floating in the lake near the Powell Valley Marina at around 3:45 pm Thursday after dispatchers received a 911 call from a nearby address on Cliffs Drive.
An autopsy will be performed to determine Ward’s exact cause of death, but investigators say that it appears to be an accidental drowning. No additional details of the incident had been made available by the time this report was filed.
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