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Tennessee man dies in kayaking accident

December 2, 2019 GMT

DAYTON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a kayaker who became trapped under a log in a creek has died.

News outlets reports the death occurred Sunday on Richland Creek in Rhea County.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says 31-year-old Andrew Gamble of Hamilton County was on a whitewater rafting trip when his kayak flipped and he became trapped under a log. Two others unsuccessfully tried to rescue him.