Four injured in boat explosion on Pickwick Lake


HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. ( – Four people were injured when a boat exploded Saturday morning at Pickwick Lake.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency the incident happened around 11:15 a.m. about a half mile upstream from the boat ramp at Pickwick Landing State Park. 

TWRA officers say there were seven people on the runabout when the explosion happened. Three of the four injured were taken by ambulance to a local hospital. One was airlifted to a nearby trauma center. There are no conditions available at this time.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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