$10 Million Lawsuit Filed in Connection with High School Angler’s Death

$10 Million Lawsuit Filed in Connection with High School Angler's Death
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The fishing world was rocked in February 2020 when three individuals died while competing in an Obion County Central High School bass tournament. According to witnesses, the boat captain was having engine trouble the morning of the tournament before launch. Due to these mechanical issues, the team did not leave the dock with the rest of the field. People first believed they took the boat out of the water and went home, but it was later learned that they did, in fact, go fishing when their truck and empty boat trailer were found.

The preliminary TWRA investigation indicated that the Stratos bass boat containing 43-year-old Kenneth Driver (boat captain) and two 15-year-old boys went through the floodgates at Pickwick Dam and suffered serious damage. Search efforts were concentrated on a 14-mile stretch the Tennessee River for the missing boaters. The three people were reported missing on Sunday, February 23,…

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