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Teens arrested after body found on TN highway

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Scene from Sunday night's investigation. Scene from Sunday night's investigation.
Austin Lockard (Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department) Austin Lockard (Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)
LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WAFF) -

Investigators with the Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested two individuals on Tuesday in connection with the death of a 21-year-old man in Lincoln County.

Austin Lockard, 19, of Fayetteville, Tennessee, and a 17-year old male from Hazel Green were taken into custody after investigators suspected they were involved in the incident that killed 21-year-old Bradley Durham. His body was discovered on the side of Ardmore Highway in Fayetteville late Sunday night.

Lockard, the suspected driver, was charged with reckless endangerment, failure to render aid, aggravated assault, and criminal responsibility. The 17-year-old passenger was charged with criminal responsibility.

The circumstances surrounding Durham's death remain under investigation.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office assisted the Tennessee Highway Patrol in the investigation.

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