Portion of Franklin Road to be renamed in honor of Brentwood officer Destin Legieza

The city of Brentwood will rename a portion of Franklin Road in honor of officer Destin Legieza. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Brentwood will rename a portion of Franklin Road in honor of officer Destin Legieza. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Brentwood will rename a portion of Franklin Road in honor of officer Destin Legieza. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

A section of Franklin Road will will be renamed in honor of Brentwood officer Destin Legieza, who was killed in a vehicle accident with an impaired driver while on duty in June 2020.

The road portion, to be named the Officer Destin Legieza Memorial Highway, will stretch from West Concord Road to Murray Lane, near where the vehicle accident occurred.


A ceremony to commemorate the naming will be held near 1210 Franklin Road, Brentwood, at 3 p.m. on June 18, the one-year anniversary of Legieza's death, according to the city. A sign will be placed along the roadway with the new name.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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