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Phenix City man dies in accident

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. said a 55-year-old Phenix City man William B. Wilson died this morning in an accident when the tractor he was riding flipped over.

"It went into a small creek area," Sumbry said of the accident on 12th Avenue.

Sumbry said Wilson died of blunt force trauma.

Sumbry pronounced Wilson dead at 10:40 a.m.

This article was updated to correct the spelling of "Wilson."

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