25-year-old Moneta woman, Melissa Faye Leonard, dies in fatal Franklin car crash on Morewood Road – Friday, October 8, 2021

Franklin Car Crash Death of Moneta Woman Melissa Faye Leonard – Obituary

25-year-old Moneta woman, Melissa Faye Leonard, has died in a fatal Franklin car crash that occurred on Morewood Road on Friday, October 8, 2021. It happened at about 7:22 a.m. in the area of Chestnut Creek Drive. The Camry that Mellissa was driving at what was described as a very high speed went off the road and crashed into a fence.

Mellisa had her seatbelt on at the time of the accident but was pronounced dead at the scene. The Camry had one passenger, a male. He had his seatbelt on when the crash occurred and survived uninjured.

The accident is still being investigated.