January 15, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Identity of victim released from fatality hit and run

The Springfield Police Department has now exhausted all avenues for locating and notifying next of kin of the victim of the fatality hit and run without success.

Pedestrian Mary E. Whitfield, 55, of Springfield, was struck by a vehicle Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2300 N. Glenstone and was pronounced deceased at a hospital following the accident. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the victim's family or this case is urged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS.

Case #14-1474
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Brian Phillips

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd