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Monday, July 15, 2019

Ball injury
A Cocke County woman was injured Friday afternoon when a car ran over her on Scenic Drive. east of Newport. Deputy Bill Miller said Melanie Holt, 41, Sprouse Lane was traveling on East Highw3ay 25/70 when her 2016 Hyundai had a flat tire, so she pulled onto Scenic Drive. Passenger Edith Ball, 68, Bat Harbor Road, exited the car and a short time later entered the passenger side door to make sure the car was in park before an attempt was made to change the tire. When Ball opened the door, Deputy Miller was told the auto began rolling backward, knocking Ball down and running over her legs. The auto continued to roll back, crossing East Highway 25/70 and striking a utility pole. First Call EMS took the injured woman to the Newport Medical Center for treatment.

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