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UPDATE: Killed in the accident this morning was Anthony Peters, 42, of Fayetteville. Injured was Thomas Sisk, also of Fayetteville.

Additional details will be in this coming week's edition of The Elk Valley Times.

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Fatal accident on Molino Road this morning

A Lincoln County man was killed this morning and another local man injured in an accident on Molino Road.

According to authorities, the accident involved a pickup truck and a City of Fayetteville tractor, which was mowing the shoulders of the road when the accident occurred. The accident occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. inside Fayetteville's city limits near Kent Hollow Road.

The city employee was transported to Lincoln Medical Center, where he remained at about noon today. 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating. Additional information is expected to be released later today.

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