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TWRA investigates boating accident

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. (WRCB) - The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency is investigating a weekend boating accident that injured four people.

Investigator Matt Majors confirms the accident happened Saturday night around 9:00 o'clock.

Four people were on the boat when it hit a dock on Chickamauga Lake, near Bluffview Circle.

The crash sent all four passengers to the hospital, one was taken by Lifeforce.

Majors says three of the four victims have been released from Erlanger. The fourth, identified as Jason Payne of Chattanooga, is still listed in critical condition.

Majors tells Channel 3 investigators are still taking statements and gathering evidence.

Preliminary findings show the driver of the boat was not maintaining a proper lookout.

Majors says charges could be filed in the case.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this story.

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