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Lebanon Road accident kills man

Published On: Dec 24 2013 09:59:06 AM CST
Updated On: Oct 10 2013 11:00:00 PM CDT

A 16-year-old driver was thrown from his truck and later died after an accident on Lebanon Road.

KINGSPORT, TENN. -

 A 16-year-old driver was thrown from his truck and later died after an accident on Lebanon Road.

According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened around 7:00 AM On Thursday.

A truck was traveling on Lebanon Road when it left the pavement, hit an embankment and flipped upside down.

The driver of the truck, 16-year-old Blake Young was thrown from the vehicle. Young was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office confirmed Young was a student at Sullivan South High School. They also tell us he was an organ donor.