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February 23, 2014

TRAGEDY IN WHITLEY COUNTY

Three found dead in submerged vehicle

WHITLEY COUNTY — Tragedy struck a Tennessee family this week as they were passing through Whitley County.

According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, Shannon Kier, 39, his wife, Susan K. Kier, 29, and their son, 2-year-old Lee Kier, were found dead in their submerged vehicle in Jellico Creek off of Newman Campbell Road.
Flood waters had overtaken parts of the road, according to the sheriff, and that's how the family ended up in the water.
The Jacksboro, Tenn, family was helping a sister to move, Harrell said. 
For more on this story see the Monday, Feb. 24 edition of The Times-Tribune.

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