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KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) -

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office continues its investigation into a fatal crash.  It happened in Kingsport just before 7 o'clock Monday evening and involved a car and a bicycle.

Deputies responded to the 2700 block of Princeton Road. Witnesses told investigators the cyclist crossed into the path of a car. Witnesses also told deputies the driver of the car tried to miss the bicycle.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Jessie G. Cox. Investigators said Cox was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this point, the sheriff's office says the wreck appears accidental.

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