A Lebanon man has been charged in a case involving child pornography and cruelty to animals.
Kyle B. Severs of 128 Quita Circle was charged with aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated cruelty to animals.
A search warrant was served at his residence on Tuesday by investigators with the Tennessee Regional Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The group includes investigators from Franklin Police Department, the U.S. Secret Service, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
They were assisted by the Lebanon Police Department in serving the warrant.
A news release from the Franklin Police Department said they were investigating the possession and distribution of child pornography.
Maddox-Simpson Parkway will be closed between Cainsville Road and Sparta Pike beginning at 7 a.m., Wednesday, June 18 for repair of the railroad crossing.
Repairs are tentatively scheduled to be complete on June 18. However, if complications arise, the closure may remain in effect through June 19.
Motorists and delivery trucks are requested to access the area from the South Hartmann Drive (Exit 236) or U.S. Highway 231 (Exit 238) interchanges.
A man believed to have suffered a heart attack was transported by LifeFlight helicopter Friday morning after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a tree.
The accident occurred about 10:25 a.m. on the new section of Hartmann Drive, about four-tenths of a mile from the intersection at Coles Ferry Pike.
Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen said the unidentified man, 72, of Mt. Juliet, was traveling north on Hartmann Drive when he was apparently stricken. There were three witnesses who said the car the man was driving stopped and then started moving again at a faster rate of speed. It went across the southbound lane of Hartmann Drive and down an embankment where it crashed into a tree.