Monday, Dec 9, 2013
Man Killed in Franklin County Accident
BENTON -- One person is dead and another hurt after an accident in Franklin County. It happened Monday near the intersection of North Grand Street and Route 14 in Benton.
Police say a truck driven by Cecil Bennett, 76, didn't stop at
the intersection, crossed a deep ditch, and hit a parked car in the
Fred's store parking lot.
Bennett was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. His wife, Helen, was also in the truck and was flown to a hospital in St.
Louis. There's no word on her condition.
Wind: 8 MPH
Humidity: 58 %