Franklin man killed in morning motorcycle crash

101799-city-of-franklin-police-department_3x3logo-02At 9:30 am Franklin Police Officers responded to a personal injury crash involving a motorcycle, driven by a 35-year-old Franklin man, and an SUV.

The motorcyclist was traveling south on Long Lane, on approach to Peytonsville Road, when a Kentucky man driving an SUV turned left in front of him, into the TA Truck Stop.

The motorcyclist struck the SUV as it was driven into his path, and was critically injured. He was transported to the Williamson Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Our hearts are with the family as they grieve this tragic loss. An in-depth investigation into the crash is underway.