Oak Ridge woman, 19, dies in Morgan County car wreck

WARTBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) – An Oak Ridge woman died Saturday morning after a car wreck last Monday afternoon.

Jaania Dickerson, 19, was driving northbound on Highway 62 in Morgan County at about 12:45 p.m. on June 17. Her Chevrolet Malibu ran off the right side of the roadway.

In an attempt to correct her veer, she over corrected and ran through a guard rail on the left side of the road. She landed in a creek bed.

The THP report indicates Dickerson tested positive for drugs, though the report did not indicate what type of drugs nor if the drugs had any connection to the wreck.

Dickerson died at UT Medical Center at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.


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