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UPDATE: Man saved in Marion Co. water rescue

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Photo by WRCB photojournalist Derek Eledge. Photo by WRCB photojournalist Derek Eledge.
Photo by WRCB photojournalist Derek Eledge. Photo by WRCB photojournalist Derek Eledge.
MARION COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

The Sheriff's Office in Marion County was called to a water rescue this afternoon for a person who drove into a lake.

It happened off Macedonia Road near Macedonia Church around 4:15 p.m.

Officials tell Channel 3, the man, who has not been identified, was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol when his truck ran off the road and into Nickajack Lake.

An ambulance was sent to the scene. Sheriff's office investigators and other agencies were also on the scene.

The driver was not injured.

No word on any charges.

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