Deadly Crash In Franklin County

A crash occurred early Tuesday morning around 12:50 a.m. on Highway 127 in Franklin County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a pickup truck left the roadway and traveled some 400 feet through a field and came to rest against a fence and caught fire. The body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy and to identify the body. According to Franklin County Sheriff Tim Fuller, authorities were notified of the burning vehicle by an individual who was driving by and saw the fire. Authorities had a difficulty in reaching the pickup due to its location in the field.