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      Blountsville man, 50, dies from injuries sustained in wreck Monday night

      A Blountsville man died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle wreck in Blount County Monday night.

      Timothy Eric Sterling, 50, was fatally injured after the 2004 Nissan pickup truck he was driving on Highway 75 left the road, striking a tree before overturning. The accident happened approximately five miles south of Snead.

      Sterling was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.

      According to state troopers, Sterling was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, which is still under investigation.

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