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Newport woman injured in fatal Jefferson crash

Published: 8:15 AM, 02/12/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

DANDRIDGE-A Newport teenager was injured in a two-vehicle collision on state Highway 92 in Jefferson County that killed the driver of the vehicle the teenager was in, on Saturday, Feb. 9, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.

Ocean Phillips, 18, of Newport, was one of three people injured, when at 6:50 p.m., on state Highway 92 at the intersection with West Dumplin Valley Road, a Dodge Neon that Phillips was a passenger in pulled into the path of a Pontiac Grand Prix, according to a report by THP Trooper Eric Raines.

The driver of the 1998 Dodge, Megan D. Bowers, 26, of Jefferson City, was killed in the crash.

For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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