‘Tarzan’ Actor Joe Lara Among 7 Plane Crash Victims in Tennessee

Investigators continued searching for the bodies of seven people believed killed in the crash a day earlier of a small jet into a Tennessee lake, including an actor who portrayed Tarzan in a 1990s television series.

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Tarzan actor Joe Lara died in a plane crash in Smyrna Tennessee.
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SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators on Sunday continued searching for the bodies of seven people believed killed in the crash a day earlier of a small jet into a Tennessee lake, including an actor who portrayed Tarzan in a 1990s television series. Rutherford County Fire Rescue Capt. John Ingle said in a statement Sunday that recovery efforts were ongoing at Percy Priest Lake near Smyrna. He said efforts also were focused on examining a half…

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