Hendersonville man drowns near Nashville marina

The body of a Hendersonville man was recovered Sunday after he fell from a boat near the Rock Harbor Marina.

The body of a Hendersonville man was recovered from the Cumberland River on Sunday after the man slipped from the bow of a boat at a Nashville marina, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Eric L. Brown, 52, fell from the 33-foot vessel as it was approaching the fuel dock at the Rock Harbor Marina.

Metro Nashville Fire and Police, the Office of Emergency Management and TWRA personnel responded just after 4 p.m. on Aug. 29 and began a search of the area.

Brown’s body was found in 30 feet of water and was recovered by divers just after 7 p.m., according to a TWRA news release. The release also said that Brown was not wearing a lifejacket.

The incident is the 17th boating-related death in Tennessee waters this year.