One found dead after car pulled from Watauga River

Published 6:22 pm Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Carter County Coroner Benny Colbaugh confirmed to a STAR reporter that a car that was pulled from the Watauga River in the Lynn Valley area of the county on Wednesday evening contained a deceased person.

This story is developing as the scene currently is being investigated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The STAR will continue to follow the story and provide details as they are released.

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