Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Offender: Not available
Sergeant Lane was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a roadblock to stop a stolen vehicle on Wadlow Gap Road.
The driver of the vehicle struck Sergeant Lane as he stood outside of his patrol car. The juvenile was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 6 years in prison, but released after serving only 3 years.
During the investigation of his murder, Sergeant Paul Mooneyham of the Tennessee Highway Patrol suffered a fatal heart attack due to the stress and long hours of the investigation.
Sergeant Lane had served with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.
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Sergeant Paul L. Mooneyham, Sr.