Hit and Run in Franklin

A hit and run South of Franklin leaves a cyclist dead.

Louis Rodriguez and Angel Fernandez were biking three-miles South of Franklin on 31-W when a vehicle struck them from behind, then fled the scene.

Rodriguez and Fernandez were transported to the Medical Center in Franklin where Fernandez was pronounced dead.

Rodriguez was later flown to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville and is listed in critical condition.

Police believe the suspect was driving a 1982 or 1983 four-door or hatchback Honda Accord.

If you have any information concerning this accident, contact Kentucky State Police at 270-782-2010.