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Fire damages mobile home in Livingston Sunday
Body found in Hilham area Monday
Two Jamestown men killed in head-on collision Friday

 

 

Fire damages mobile home in Livingston Sunday

Lyndon Johnson/OCN staff

Livingston fire and police personnel responded to a fire at the home of Mark and Margarite Evans on Miller Street around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21. According to Livingston Fire Department, one of the couple's three children was apparently playing with matches or a cigarette lighter and set fire to a trash can in the bedroom. The fire was contained to the bedroom area. The home sustained smoke and heat damage.

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Body found in Hilham area Monday

A body believed to be the remains of Anthony S. Belli, 34, was found on property belonging to the Belli family off Upper Hilham Road on Monday, Sept. 22. Overton County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the scene around 1 p.m. Monday, and personnel with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Medical Examiner's Office came to the scene Tuesday, Sept. 23 to further investigate. The Sheriff's Dept. would not speculate as to the identity of the body, which was in an advanced state of decomposition. An autopsy is expected to positively identify the remains. A missing person report had reportedly been filed in mid-August concerning Belli.

 

 

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Two Jamestown men killed in head-on collision Friday

Carson Oliver/OCN

Two Jamestown men died after a head-on collision on Highway 52 around 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. According to reports, a 1976 Chevrolet pick-up was travelling east toward Jamestown when it crossed into the westbound lane into the path of a 2001 Advance concrete truck owned by IMI. The pick-up driver, Chris A. Brown, 23, was flown by helicopter to Erlanger Hospital, where he later died. A passenger in the pick-up, Jackie C. Cooper, 19, was pronounced dead at Livingston Regional Hospital. The concrete truck driver, Christopher A. Brown, 44, of Monterey, was apparently uninjured. Trooper Darryl Winningham of Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated the incident.

 

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