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19-Year-Old Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Posted at 5:43 PM, Jul 09, 2017

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed a 19-year-old was killed in a crash in Hickman County.

The wreck happened before 6 p.m. Saturday in the 6800 block of Pinewood Road.

Reports stated 19-year-old Dakota L. Austin, of Dickson, was driving a 2004 Yamaha R6L motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve.

The motorcycle left the roadway, overturned, and came to rest against a tree.

Authorities said Austin was killed in the crash. He was wearing a helmet. Further details were not released.