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TUPELO • A 49-year-old man was killed on Wednesday evening in a motorcycle accident in the Palmetto community in Lee County.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on County Road 129, shortly after 6 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they discovered that a motorcycle was traveling south when it left the roadway and hit a tree.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the victim as Kerry Hamlett, of Tupelo.

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