Teen Missing in Blount County Lake

The search continues for a missing teen from Ragland who fell into a Blount County Lake on Thursday morning. Blount County Sheriff, Loyd Arrington, said authorities still have not located the teen. The 15-year-old boy fell overboard as he leaned over the rail of the boat while he was with a friend surveying storm damage. Authorities are using sonar, divers, and dragging in the search. They are focusing on Highland Lake in the Straight Mountain community outside of Oneonta. The teen’s name has not been released.


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