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UT Martin mourns loss of student in weekend motorcycle accident


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MARTIN, Tenn. — A University of Tennessee at Martin student from Newbern, Tenn., died Saturday, Oct. 12, in a motorcycle accident near Martin in Weakley County.

Funeral services for Logan Dale Hughes, 23, a senior computer science major and a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

“Our university community is saddened at this tragic loss,” said Dr. Tom Rakes, UT Martin chancellor. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Logan’s family and many friends during this difficult time.”

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