Wreck claims the life of 2011 Wilson Central graduate Cody A. Hill, 19

MURFREESBORO -- A 2011 Wilson Central High honors graduate died in a one-vehicle crash in Rutherford County Monday night, according to authorities.

Cody A. Hill, 19, of Murfreesboro Road, was the driver of a 2002 Dodge Ram pickup westbound on Compton Road when the vehicle left the right side of the roadway and went down an embankment, striking a concrete culvert and utility pole guide wires, according to Trooper Michael Morgan of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The truckk overturned and Hill was ejected, according to Trooper Morgan. He was not wearing a safety belt.

Hill was a freshman at Middle Tennessee State University and was a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 595 where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He was the son of Gregg Hill and Arlene (Rick) Proctor.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 4 - 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service. Burial will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

The family has requested memorial donations be made in his honor to the Eagle Scout Scholarship at Lebanon's Cumberland University.

Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.