Church Founder, Tarzan Actor Among 7 Dead In Plane Crash

Seven passengers were found dead after a plane took off and crashed into Percy Priest Lake in Tennessee on Saturday. Reports say the plane dropped out of the sky after only a short amount of time in the air...

Joe Lara, star of the 1996 television series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures, was one of the passengers on board along with his wife, Gwen Shamblin, who founded the Remnant Fellowship Church and created the Weigh Down Workshop, a popular 90s weight loss program.

The Rutherford County Government identified all of the victims as William J. Lara, Gwen S. Lara, Jennifer J. Martin, David L. Martin, Jessica Walters, Jonathan Walters, and Brandon Hannah.

"I think the situation itself is probably the most difficult part, dealing with the potential impact that this has on family and the community at large," Incident Commander Rutherford County Fire Rescue Capt. Joshua Sanders said at a press briefing on Saturday night. "Our crews are working very hard, very diligently, all the agencies are working really well together."

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