One person is dead and another was injured after a Saturday night crash in Franklin County.
Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton said the crash happened after 7 p.m. on U.S. 127 near Strohmeier Road.
The crash involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Melton said both vehicles were traveling at a high rate of speed, according to a preliminary investigation. Melton said it appears the motorcyclist was going southbound in the northbound lane and struck the pickup truck head-on.
Melton said the motorcyclist died at the scene while the pickup driver received minor injuries. The release of the motorcyclist’s name was pending as of Sunday morning.