Speeding Leads to Crash on Deering Road in Franklin County Wednesday

WEST FRANKFORT – A West Frankfort man was injured in a one-car crash south of Benton around 9:15 Wednesday morning.

Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says 29-year-old Jeremy L. Ricketts was driving north on Deering Road when he lost control at a high rate of speed causing the car to leave the roadway and crash.

Ricketts was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. He was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.