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SMITH COUNTY, TN (WSMV) -

The flu has claimed the life of another person in the Midstate.

Matt Long, a 55-year-old pastor from Smith County, died on Saturday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Doctors say the flu has killed 23 people in Nashville and surrounding counties this season.

More than 500 people have been hospitalized because of the flu.

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