Cumberland County High School teacher charged with vehicular homicide, DUI

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Meghan E. Wilson, 36, was charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, and violation of implied consent after hitting a motorcycle head on while traveling in the wrong lane on US Highway 127 in Cumberland County.

Just past midnight Thursday morning, A 2006 Dodge pickup truck driven by Wilson was driving southbound in the northbound lane on US Highway 127 in Cumberland County. In that same lane, a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 46-year-old John V. Rowe was traveling northbound.

According to the incident report, Wilson's truck struck the motorcycle head on. The impact caused Rowe to be tossed from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

THP said debris from the impact struck another motorcycle that caused minor damage to it.

Wilson was employed with the Cumberland County School system as a teacher at Cumberland County High School at the time of the crash.

Since Thursday morning, she has been placed on administrative leave, officials with the school said. The school system had not yet decided as of Thursday evening what their course of action in regards to Wilson's employment would be.