published Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Child’s body found in creek

Child’s body found in creek

A child’s body was found by park rangers in North Chickamauga Creek on Friday afternoon.

Rangers were notified by passersby of the drowning, according to Meg Lockhart, a Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation spokeswoman.

The child’s name and age were unavailable Friday.

Teen motorcyclist dies in wreck

A teenage boy was driving a motorcycle in Bradley County on Friday when he hit a car and died at 6 p.m., Bradley County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Gault said.

The motorcycle was approaching a downhill turn in the road, Gault said, when the motorcycle shifted into the other lane.

Gault said the youth’s family had not been notified as of 9:30 Friday night.

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office traffic team still was investigating the accident Friday night.

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