Friday, October 23, 2020
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Silver Point Man Dies In Hwy 56 Accident

A Silver Point man died Monday afternoon in a two-car accident along Highway 56 in Dekalb County.

53-year-old Mickey James died when the car he was driving was struck by another vehicle traveling southbound. The car driven by 35-year-old Kevin Boersma crossed the center line in a curve and hit James’ vehicle.

James died on the scene. According to preliminary reports from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, he was not wearing a seatbelt. Boersma suffered injuries in the accident.

The accident happened just after 3pm Monday.

Charges are pending.

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