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Victim of fatal Tuesday crash identified

Published: 9:49 AM, 02/14/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Mickey D. McCarter, 23, of Cosby, was killed Tuesday, Feb. 12, when around 5:45 a.m. the 1997 Grand Jeep Cherokee he was a passenger in left the eastbound lane of Interstate 40, struck a guardrail, and went airborne, over Golf Course Road, hit an embankment, and rolled down it and stopped alongside Golf Course Road, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.

The driver, Chaz R. Evans, 21, also of Cosby, was injured, THP Trooper Jeremy Shelton reported.

Alcohol and drug use are considered factors in Evansí accident, Shelton stated.

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

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