Springfield Police Department News Releases

Posted on: July 28, 2014

Fatality crash under investigation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On July 26, 2014 at 10:36 a.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash involving a red Dodge Dakota and a Yamaha Motorcycle at the Intersection of Interstate 44 and Glenstone.

At the intersection, the Dodge Dakota, driven by Lloyd Friggle, 78, of Springfield, was traveling north on Glenstone. Friggle’s vehicle struck the Yamaha Motorcycle driven by Maurice Way, 44, who had entered the intersection from the westbound exit ramp of I-44 to Glenstone. Way was thrown from the motorcycle after being struck. Way was transported to a local hospital where he later died. Friggle was uninjured and did not seek medical attention.

Way’s next of kin has been notified, and the investigation is ongoing.

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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson

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