Man Found Deceased After Tragic Fall from Boat in Parking Lot

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Identification has been made after a man was found deceased in the parking lot of West Wilson Middle School. Around 10:30 a.m. this morning, officers rushed to the school after it was reported a man was unresponsive in the parking lot. Officers and medics arrived to find 71-year-old William Oliver of Old Hickory deceased.

Detectives determined that Mr. Oliver pulled into the parking lot to likely adjust something on the boat. During the process, he fell from the boat, resulting in fatal injuries. An employee of the school found him unresponsive and called for help. Mr. Oliver was not affiliated with Wilson County Schools.

The department’s heartfelt condolences go out to Mr. Oliver’s family as they handle this unexpected loss.

Investigative Scene of Truck and Boat Fall