A motorcycle crash claimed the life of 18-year-old Hagan Hix on Monday night, June 6th, when the young rider failed to negotiate a curve on Heady Ridge Road, went off the road and hit a tree while driving his 2001 Honda Shadow.

While the exact time of the crash is unknown, the Macon County Sheriffs Department was contacted that Hix had been discovered at the wreck site at 8:05 p.m.

Deputies arrived on the scene and contacted the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Tracy Donoho was the investigating officer.

Hagan Hix resided on Dragstrip Road in Red Boiling Springs and was a 2010 Macon County High School graduate.