TWRA Reports No Deaths On Tennessee Waters Over Holiday Weekend

No one died in any boating-relating accidents over the 2012 Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).
However there were eight boating accidents reported, five of them resulted in injuries.
TWRA officers made 22 boating under the influence (BUI) arrests over the weekend, an increase of nine from the same period last year. Officers also issued 12 reckless/negligent operation citations, down two from 2011.
This marks the second consecutive Memorial Day holiday weekend that there were no boating fatalities. Last year, there were six reported accidents, two of which resulted in injuries.
There have been seven boating-related fatalities from five accidents thus far in 2012 in Tennessee. There were also seven fatalities at this time last year.
TWRA officers have worked 39 reportable boating accidents in 2012. Officers have now made 42 BUI arrests for the year.