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Teen killed in Coffee County crash

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MANCHESTER, TN (WSMV) -

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol say a teen died in a crash Sunday morning in Coffee County after a driver fell asleep behind the wheel.

Troopers were called to the scene along State Highway 53 in Manchester around 8:30 a.m.

Officials say an 18-year-old male was driving southbound when he fell asleep.

The vehicle left the road, hit a ditch and rolled.

The passenger, Cole Sons, 18, was ejected.

Emergency responders pronounced him dead when they arrived at the scene.

The driver was treated for his injuries.

Officials say it is unknown if charges will be filed.

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