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Police: Speed, Alcohol May Be Factors In Fatal Crash In Lebanon

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LEBANON, Tenn. – Police said that speed and alcohol may have been factors in a crash that claimed the life of a 28-year-old man in Lebanon on Tuesday night.

Lebanon Police said James C. Austin, of Lebanon, was traveling south on Rocky Road around 7:15 p.m. when he somehow lost control, left the roadway, and struck utility pole.

Austin, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. 

Neighbors said he landed on the downed power line, but it was not immediately clear whether that line was energized.

The crash remained under investigation.

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