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Fisherman Dies on Percy Priest Lake

Updated: Wednesday, July 16 2014, 10:51 PM CDT

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A fisherman died on Percy Priest Lake near Bear Island Wednesday morning.

According to a witness, Jerry Patterson, of Nashville, 74, was on a boat when his seat broke. He fell into the lake and swallowed a large amount of water. An attempt to resuscitate him was unsuccessful.

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Fisherman Dies on Percy Priest Lake


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