Kingsport man killed in accident

KNOXVILLE, TENN -  A Kingsport man is dead after an agricultural accident that happened southwest of Knoxville.

According to the  McMinn County Sheriff's Department,  63-year-old Billy Dougherty, of Kingsport was unloading grain into a silo at a farm this morning.

Dougherty was attempting to blow feed grain from his tanker truck into a feed silo when the truck's boom came in contact with power lines.

The tanker truck quickly burst into flames, trapping Dougherty.

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