Yesterday at around 3pm a 24 year old man, Kevin Beyersdofer from Cincinnati, Ohio jumped into the water from the top deck of a pontoon boat. He entered Norris Lake close to Cedar Creek Bridge and never emerged. Today at 3:34 pm rescue and recovery workers from TWRA, Campbell Co Fire, LaFollette Rescue, Jellico Rescue and Anderson County Rescue located the man and brought him out of Norris Lake.
The search was conducted at 45-65 feet in depth and with underwater visibility of approximately 3 feet. The man was located approximately 150 feet from Cedar Creek Bridge on the main channel side of the bridge.