Part of Franklin Road to be named after fallen officer Destin Legieza


BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WKRN) — The City of Brentwood will soon name a stretch of Franklin Road after fallen officer Destin Legieza. 

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A public ceremony will be held on the one-year anniversary of Officer Legieza’s death to dedicate the road and unveil the new sign. The ceremony will take place on June 18 at 3 p.m. 

Officer Legieza was killed in a crash on June 18, 2020. According to officials, Officer Legieza was hit by Ashley Kroese, who was driving the wrong way on Franklin Road without her headlights. A warrant revealed that Kroese’s blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit.  

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Kroese was charged with vehicular homicide.  


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