Oak Ridge woman, 19, dies after Morgan County crash

Oak Ridge woman, 19, dies after Morgan County crash

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WARTBURG (WATE) – A 19-year-old Oak Ridge woman died Saturday after a wreck in Morgan County.   

Jaania Dickerson of Oak Ridge was driving northbound at about 12:45 p.m. Monday on Highway 62 when she ran off the roadway, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.  Troopers believe she overcorrected and hit a guardrail. 

Dickerson's Chevrolet Malibu landed in a creek bed. 

A THP accident report says Dickerson tested positive for drugs. 

She was taken to UT Medical Center where she died at about 9 a.m. Saturday.

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