Tarzan actor Joe Lara dies in plane crash, wife Gwen Lara and 7 others also found dead
Actor William Joseph Lara aka Joe Lara, who became famous as ‘Tarzan’ on TV in the 1990s, has died in Plane Crash. The 58-year-old, who was on a jet plane with his wife Gwen Lara and 5 other people on Saturday. The plane crashed into Percy Priest Lake near Nashville. Immediately the fire brigade team arrived on the spot. The police have started investigating the case.
According to reports from the local Media, police are searching for the bodies of six other people, including Joseph Lara. This plane crash is so terrible that no one is likely to survive. On Sunday, Rutherford County Fire Rescue’s Captain also issued a statement to this effect. In his statement, he said, ‘Search and rescue operation is going on in the lake near Smyrna. The seven people on board the plane have been identified as Brandon Hanna, Gwen S. Lara, William Joseph Lara, David L. Martin, Jennifer J. Martin, Jessica Walters and Jonathan Walters. They were all from Brentwood, Tennessee. Their names have been made public only after confirmation from family members.
Smyrna is located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of Nashville. Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir created by the J. Percy Priest Dam. It is a popular spot for boating and fishing.
Born in 1962, actor Joe Lara took the screen by storm when he first landed the lead in the 1989 CBS telefilm Tarzan in Manhattan. He then went on to star in the 1996-97 television series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures which he produced as well. He also starred in several action flicks like Sunset Heat, American Cyborg: Steel Warrior, Final Equinox and Doomsdayer and TV series including Baywatch and Conan.