A 2015 Wilson Central High School graduate and wrestling standout was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on Beckwith Road in Mt. Juliet.
Lane Dickeson of Mt. Juliet was traveling southbound on Beckwith Road when the 2006 Subaru Baja he was driving apparently exited the roadway and hit a tree, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report on the accident.
The crash was reported just after 4:30 p.m., according to the report.
The report states Dickeson lost control of the vehicle. The speed limit at the section of Beckwith Road where the crash occurred is 35 mph, according to the report.
There was no evidence of drug or alcohol use at the scene, though it’s standard on most fatal wrecks to request tests on both, said Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Travis Plotzer.
Dickeson was a standout wrestler at Wilson Central, finishing as a medalist in both his junior (second place in the 126-pound division) and senior (sixth place in the 138-pound division) seasons. He reached the state tournament four consecutive seasons.
He spent last season as a redshirt freshman on the wrestling team at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio.
Dickeson also was an avid fisherman and a member of Cook’s United Methodist Church, where he was active in the youth ministry, according to his obituary.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cook’s United Methodist, 7919 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, 1098 Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, and 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Cook’s United Methodist.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Wilson Central wrestling program. Members of the Wilson Central wrestling team will be pallbearers.
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