West Frankfort Man Dies in Franklin County Crash

A West Frankfort man is dead after a wreck in Franklin County this weekend. According to a report from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, a vehicle being driven by Robert Todd of West Frankfort overcorrected after failing to negotiate a curve on Yellow Banks road outside of Christopher, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway. The car hit a culvert and flipped multiple times, ejecting Todd, who reports say was not wearing his seatbelt. He was taken to a local hospital where he would later die of his injuries. The crash remains under investigation.