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Monroe County man dies in single-car accident

A Monroe County man died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday night.

According to a sheriff's office release, deputies were called to the scene on Boxankle Road near Anderson Road at 9:49 p.m.

The driver, Eric Ussery, was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies determined that the vehicle left the roadway while traveling north, then Ussery over corrected and lost control. The 1984 Oldsmobile struck several trees and overturned, ejecting Ussery.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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