Ridgeway Woman Thrown from Car, Killed in Crash

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

fatalaccHENRY CO. - State police say a Ridgeway woman died last Wednesday (Nov. 23) when the car she was driving ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, and overturned. 

The crash happened on Route 606, just north of Route 656 in Henry County. State police say a 2002 Chevy Cavalier was traveling northbound on Route 606 and ran off the right side of the roadway, then crossed the roadway and rolled over. 

Michelle Franklin, 42, was thrown from the car and died at the scene. An 11-year-old passenger was taken to a hospital for injuries. Both were not wearing their seatbelts, police say.

The crash remains under investigation.


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