WEST FRANKFORT – An investigation is underway after a West Frankfort man was killed Monday night after being hit by a vehicle.
According to a release from the West Frankfort Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of S. Logan and W. Oak St. where a man, 60-year-old Kendal Beard, was found lying in the road suffering from severe injuries. Beard was transported to Herrin Hospital where he later died due to his injuries.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department has enlisted their accident reconstruction officer to investigate. No charges have been filed at this time.