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Tellico Plains woman killed after vehicle hits boulder

12:02 AM, Apr 25, 2010   |    comments
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A woman was killed Saturday afternoon in an accident in Monroe County.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 43-year-old Christine Edington of Tellico Plains was driving north and coming out of a curve on Fairview Road when her vehicle began sliding across the road. 

Edington's vehicle lost control and went off the roadway, striking a boulder.  Edington was partially ejected and the vehicle rolled on top of her.

She was killed.

A nine-year-old passenger was injured in the wreck.  There is no word on his condition at this time.

THP's report indicates the driver and passenger were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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