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Man sentenced in fatal Muscle Shoals wreck

Michael Franks (Source: Muscle Shoals Police Department) Michael Franks (Source: Muscle Shoals Police Department)
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WAFF) -

A Colbert County man charged in connection with a fatal accident has been sentenced. 

Michael Dexter Franks, 33, of Littleville, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after he plead guilty to manslaughter, according to our news partners at the Times Daily. 

Franks was charged with manslaughter and two counts of negligent homicide in connection with a fatal accident hat occurred in July 2017 in Muscle Shoals. 

Muscle Shoals Police Chief Clint Reck said Franks was the driver of a vehicle that collided with a motorcycle ridden by Charles Cook, 41, of Muscle Shoals. 

Cook died as a result of that crash. 


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Franks was not injured in the crash. 

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