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Eastman announces death of Kingsport team member due to COVID-19

Kingsport Times News • Apr 2, 2020 at 5:38 PM

KINGSPORT -- Eastman announced on Thursday a Kingsport team member has died from COVID-19-related illness.

The person was not identified.

“The entire Eastman team extends our deepest condolences to our colleague’s family and friends during this challenging and distressing time,” Eastman spokeswoman Betty Payne said in an email. “We are profoundly saddened by this unexpected loss. Members of our team have offered assistance to the family, and we will not be sharing any further information as we respect the family’s privacy.” Our partners at the Times News have more.

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