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Injured driver flown to UT hospital

Published: 9:45 AM, 01/06/2014 Last updated: 9:45 AM, 01/06/2014

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Emory Buckner, of Highway 160, was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 160 in Cocke County, on Wednesday, Jan. 1, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.Buckner was headed south on Highway 160 when, around 4:15 a.m., his 2010 Chevrolet Impala crossed the centerline, went off the left side of the road, and struck a tree, THP Trooper Tyler Hall reported. Buckner was temporarily trapped in his vehicle until members of the Newport Rescue Squad, working with the Cocke County Fire Department and the Cocke County Sheriff's Department, extricated him, Hall stated.For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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