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UPDATE: TWRA identifies man killed in jet ski crash in Dayton

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DAYTON, TN (WRCB) -

A jet ski crashed in Dayton on Saturday killing one person. 

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency identified the victim as 24-year-old Travis Hale who they say was operating the jet ski after dark.

It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Chickamauga Lake near Double S Road.

TWRA officials said Hale was traveling from a nearby area with a man and woman on another jet ski. They said he drove off and hit a private dock.

An autopsy will be performed by the Rhea County Medical Examiner's Office. The incident remains under investigation.

TWRA reminds everyone that it is illegal to operate a jet ski after dark. Jet skis are not equipped with proper lighting for night time use.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for more details on this developing story.

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