Bicyclist Hit In Murfreesboro Has Cannon County Connection

The names have been released in connection with the bicyclist that was struck in Murfreesboro Wednesday night at the intersection of NW Broad
Street and West Main Street. According to the Murfreesboro Police
Department Fatal Accident Crash Team investigators believe a 2005 silver
Honda Accord with Cannon County License tags driven by 31 year old Donnie
Leath was traveling Northwest on Broad street and stopped at the
intersection of West Main Street for a red traffic signal.  The signal
turned green and as Mr. Leath begon to accelerate a bicyclist, 53 Kenneth
Haydel of Murfreesboro was traveling East on West Main Streeet and in an
attempt to cross Broad Street, the bicyclist struck the side of the Honda
and suffered serious injuries.  He was transported to Middle Tennessee
Medical Center and later Lifeflighted to Vanderbilt Hospital where he is
currently in critical but stable condition