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West Frankfort Man Killed in Saturday Head-on Crash in Franklin County

BENTON – A West Frankfort man was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash Saturday in Franklin County.

According to Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler, 43-year-old Dave Caleb Bradley was killed in the crash that happened on Route 149 East near Dunston Road in West Frankfort.  

Bradley was a passenger in a car that was involved in the crash that sent three other people to the hospital. Weather conditions were not a factor in the crash. Bradley was pronounced dead at 6:50 p.m. by Coroner Leffler. Bradley had to be freed from the wreckage and was transported to the Franklin Hospital Morgue.

Leffler says names of the driver of the car and the driver and passenger of the Ford Dual Wheel truck are being withheld at this time. The Franklin County Sheriff Department is in charge of the crash investigation.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, the Franklin County Coroner’s Department, the West Frankfort Fire Department and the Benton Fire Department were all on scene of the crash investigation.

No further information is available at this time.