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Two Charged in Attack on Carbondale High School Football Coach


Two Carbondale residents are charged with aggravated battery for an incident involving the head football coach at Carbondale High School.
After Friday night's season finale at Marion High School, a woman is accused of striking Terriers head coach Bryan Lee.

Marion Police identify the woman as 42-year-old Valerie Struthers.

38-year-old Wesley Huffman has also been arrested for aggravated battery in the incident.

Their preliminary hearings are set for June 7 in Williamson County Court.


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