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Kingsport man identified as victim in Knoxville quarry incident

(PHOTO: WBIR / NBC)

A Kingsport man has been identified as the victim whose body was pulled from the waters of Fort Dickerson Quarry near Knoxville.

Jeremy Fields, 23, jumped from the side of the quarry, hit his head on a branch, entered the water and never resurfaced, police told NBC affiliate WBIR.

The report said that Fields was in town visiting friends when he was at the quarry on Friday just after 5 p.m. His body was recovered just after 9 p.m.

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