State and local authorities are working to recover the body of a man who drowned in Douglas Lake, officials said.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Coffey confirmed that a man had drowned in connection to a boating incident.

He said the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is the lead agency in the investigation and the Jefferson County Rescue Squad is also on scene.

The incident happened in the vicinity of the Nina access boat ramp, officials said.

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