WBIR archive video from 1985 tells the story of a drug
dealer who fell to his death after his parachute failed to open. A
South Knoxville homeowner found the man's body in his yard surrounded by millions of dollars in cocaine.
According to Captain D.J. Corcoran with the Knoxville Fire Department, KFD,
the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad, Rural/Metro, Knoxville Police
were called to a reported drowning at the quarry at Ft. Dickerson Park
in South Knoxville around 12:30 on Wednesday.
Wednesday afternoon, starting at 3:05 pm, the U.S. Postal Service, along with Knoxville first responders, will hold an Emergency Evacuation and Response Exercise at the Knoxville Mail Processing & Distribution Center on Weisgarber Road.