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Officials to exhume body found 17 years ago in Campbell Co.


DUFF - On Wednesday morning, crews from Texas exhumed the body of an unidentified woman, who was slain 17 years ago and left in Campbell County.

In October 1998, officials recovered the body of a woman with a bullet hole in her skull in Stinking Creek. The body has never been identified.

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS) exhumed the body, which rested in a metal coffin.

Only bones remained.

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Crash on Hwy. 297 in Campbell Co. kills one, injures two


An SUV and pickup truck collided in Campbell County late Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring two others.

The crash happened on Highway 297 in Elk Valley Wednesday just after 11:15 p.m. According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report, the driver of the SUV, Michael A. Kidd of Jellico, didn't give right of way to a pickup truck while turning onto Highway 297. The SUV struck the pickup truck nearly head-on, killing the passenger in the SUV, Della R. Foust.

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Snowy, slushy conditions cause fatal accident on I-75 in Campbell Co.


The Tennessee Highway Patrol said snowy and slushy conditions Thursday are to blame for a fatal crash on Interstate 75 in Campbell County.

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One person killed in RV crash on I-75 in Campbell Co.


Train derails early Tuesday morning in Campbell Co.


Two cars of a train delivering empty rail cars derailed early Tuesday in Campbell County.

The incident happened on Titus Hollow Road near Howard Baker Highway in the Pioneer community.

No one was injured and no roads or communities were affected, according to Norfolk Southern spokeswoman Susan Terpay.

Dispatchers said there were no evacuations.

By 4 p.m. according to Terpay, the rail operator had "re-railed" one of the cars and expected to right the other one later Tuesday.

Campbell County Animal Center recovering from parvo outbreak


(WBIR) The Campbell County Animal Center is working to recover after suffering a parvo outbreak last week. The disease in dogs is highly contagious and can become life-threatening.

The center had to euthanize twelve dogs because of the outbreak, according to Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton. He said the center is now also working to improve the floor so that it's easier to clean.

Donations in the form of cleaning supplies and floor sealant solution are being accepted.