Deadly hit-and-run investigation underway in Franklin County, IL

Deadly hit-and-run investigation underway in Franklin County, IL

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly hit-and-run on August 4.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, deputies believe that Jack Brown, 47, of West Frankfort, Ill., was walking on Illinois Route 37 at the intersection of Commerce Lane after 1:55 a.m. on August 4. Brown was found by a utility worker at 7:40 a.m.

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Deputies believe a black vehicle was involved. Detectives are working to identify the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at (618) 438-4841 or (618) 439-9252.

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