Paula Kennedy, a Columbus woman, dies in fatal Franklin stolen car crash – Sunday, October 3, 2021

Franklin Car Crash Death of Paula Kennedy – Obituary

Paula Kennedy, a Columbus woman, has died in a fatal Franklin stolen car crash that occurred on Sunday, October 3, 2021. It happened when a man alleged to have been driving a stolen Mercedes was involved in a car crash on Noe Bixby Road.

According to official police reports, a Mercedes SL 2022 model was reported stolen at about 8:44 a.m. When an officer saw the described vehicle just minutes later, he turned on his sirens and lights in an attempt to stop the vehicle.

The driver then ran a red light which led to a collision. The driver of the stolen Mercedes was taken to Grant Medical Center in a condition described s critical.

Paula Kennedy was in the other vehicle involved in the accident. She sustained serious injuries and was taken to Grant Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

According to a release by the police, the officer did not engage the suspect in pursuit before the crash occurred. It remains under investigation.

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