MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. —
Authorities say a Milledgeville pastor apparently drowned while trying to launch his new boat into a central Georgia lake.
The Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/1dutABW) that 75-year-old Wendell Ray Thomas was found dead in his submerged pickup truck shortly after 3 p.m. Monday near the boat ramp at a marina on Lake Sinclair.
Baldwin County sheriff’s Capt. Brad King said Thomas had tied the boat to the ramp and apparently was pulling the truck up the steep incline