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Franklin Man Killed

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A Franklin , Tennessee man was killed on January 6 , 2007 when he lost control of his Harley-Davidson motorcycle . Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Mike Browning stated the driver lost control of his motorcycle in the middle of the curve . The driver who was wearing a helmet at the time died on the scene . According to the Hurt Report , in single vehicle accidents , motorcycle rider error was present as a precipitating factor in about two-thirds of the cases , the typical error being a slide out and fall due to overbraking or running wide on a curve due to excess speed and undercornering . In this case , the driver slid into an oncoming car . There is no information on why the driver lost control of his motorcycle.