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Cosby student hospitalized after motorcycle accident

Published: 9:33 PM, 08/30/2013 Last updated: 9:34 PM, 08/30/2013

Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

COSBY-A sixth-grade student at Cosby Elementary School was taken to UT Hospital in Knoxville on Thursday evening following a motorcycle accident near his home.

Tony Shults, age 11, was riding a 1980 red Alta north on Padgett Mill Road near its intersection with Roy Road when the accident occurred about 7 p.m., according to investigating officer Sgt. Robert Thornton of the Cocke County Sheriff's Department.

According to Thornton's report, the accident occurred when Shults lost control of his motorcycle  while crossing a dip in the road and wrecked.

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

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