Crash kills Barren County sheriff's deputy

jmadden@herald-leader.comApril 2, 2014 

A Barren County sheriff's deputy was killed Wednesday night in a one-car wreck.

Ernest Franklin, 58, of Glasgow was driving east on Ky. 90 when his car went off the right shoulder, striking an embankment and a tree stump and stopping in a pond, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

Franklin died at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday in Louisville.

According to Barren County Sheriff Kent Keen, Franklin was on duty at the time of the crash.

Justin Madden: (859) 231-3197. Twitter: @HLpublicsafety.

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