Ohio man killed in boating accident on Dale Hollow
A boating accident claimed the life of an Ohio man late Wednesday, June 26th.
According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency report, Nicholas Trombley, 34, of Springboro, OH was killed after a 23-foot Malibu boat driven by Justin Zimmer, 36, of Dayton, OH ran aground at 9:15 p.m.
The boat was traveling downstream at the area known as Jolly Creek when it went aground striking several trees. Nine passengers were on board at time of the accident and three were transported to Livingston Regional Hospital with minor injuries.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
TWRA Investigator Matt Majors was assisted by TWRA Officers Craig Norris, Bill Moulton, Doug Lamb and Johnny Poston.