Man dies after falling from boat in school parking lot

Posted at 1:05 PM, Jun 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-24 14:05:25-04

MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WTVF) — An elderly man was killed when he fell from his boat in a school parking lot in Mt. Juliet.

The incident was reported Monday morning in the parking lot of West Wilson Middle School, which is located on North Mt. Juliet Road.

Police said 71-year-old William Oliver, of Old Hickory, was found deceased.

Oliver likely pulled over to adjust something on the boat and somehow fell. An employee of the school found him and called police.

He was not affiliated with Wilson County Schools, investigators said.