Two campers killed after tree falls on tent near Fish Springs Marina


CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Carter County investigators are on the scene of a double fatality near Fish Springs Marina on Watauga Lake.

Chief Deputy James Parrish said two people who were camping in a cove near Fish Springs Marina were killed Friday night after a tree fell on their tent during severe weather.

Initially there was a report that the tree had hit a boat, but later reports confirmed the tree fell on a campsite.

The Carter County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner reported to the scene.

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