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Two fatal accidents in Meigs County

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MEIGS COUNTY (WRCB) -- Eyewitness News has learned two people are dead after two separate fatal accidents in Meigs County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirms Johnathan Flarity of Birchwood died when his truck left the road and hit a tree.

Flarity's passenger, Joshua Barbee, was injured in the crash. Barbee was flown to Erlanger. At last check, his condition was not available.

A Saturday wreck claimed the life of Sharon Hensley of Sweetwater.

Hensley died when the car she was riding in left the road. The driver, Ricki Phillips, has been charged with vehicular homicide.

Phillips and another passenger were injured.

Authorities say no one in either crash was wearing a seat belt.

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