Cause of Barren County Sheriff deputy crash, death, investigated

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) Kentucky State Police are investigating why a Barren County Sheriff's deputy drove off the road and crashed, killing himself.

WBKO-TV in Bowling Green reported ( ) that Ernest Franklin, a deputy since 2006, swerved off Highway 90 in southern Kentucky on Wednesday and hit an embankment before stopping in a pond.

Troopers are trying to determine why Franklin drove off the road.

Franklin worked for the department serving papers.

No one else was injured during the accident.


Information from: WBKO-TV,

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