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Man under influence killed after crashing into creek

9:39 AM, Aug 17, 2013   |    comments
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(WBIR-Gatlinburg) A Gatlinburg man was killed after crashing into a creek early Saturday morning.

Tennessee Highway Patrol said Shannon Parton, 39, was driving down Cartertown Road around 12:50 p.m. when he ran off the road, flipped his pickup truck, and wento into a creek.

Troopers said he was partially ejected from the truck.

THP said Parton was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol was likely a factor.

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