Speed a factor in motorcycle fatality

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 2:30pm
Staff reports

Metro Police say speed appears to have been a contributing factor in Wednesday morning's fatal motorcycle crash on the Old Hickory Boulevard exit ramp from Interstate 65 North.

Perry Dickerson, 45, of Ashland City, was riding his 2001 Honda northbound on I-65 at 3 a.m. when he lost control as he attempted to exit onto Old Hickory Boulevard, police said.

Dickerson was transported to Skyline Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.