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Mower injured at Carter/Unicoi counties alternative school

Staff report • Oct 2, 2013 at 3:57 PM

ELIZABETHTON _ A man who was mowing the yard at the Siam Consolidated Learning Center was injured in an accident Tuesday morning.

Phillip Nave, Phillip Nave Road, was mowing the lawn when his mower slid down a bank, causing him to lose control. Deputy James Stevens of the Carter County Sheriff's Department reported the mower slid or rolled down the bank, coming to rest on Woodland Heights Road.

Nave was transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital by the Carter County Rescue Squad for treatment of his injuries.

The Siam school is a consolidated alternative school operated jointly by the Carter County and Unicoi County school systems.