The man who drove his sport utility vehicle off the boat ramp into Melton Hill Lake late Friday afternoon has been identified, authorities said.
He is Michael Ferguson, 54, of Joneva Street, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office said.
Witnesses told officers that he accelerated his vehicle as he headed toward the water, the Sheriff’s Office said. Divers with the Knox County Rescue Squad pulled his body from the submerged vehicle. [Read more…]