June 22, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Vehicle-pedestrian crash under investigation

At 11:02 p.m. on June 21, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Loren Street in regards to a pedestrian who had been struck by vehicle near the intersection.

A vehicle, driven by Jordan Fairchild, 27, of Springfield, struck the pedestrian, James Cashier, 52, also of Springfield, as he was crossing the street. Cashier was reportedly crossing the street from east to west near the intersection of Campbell and Loren when he was struck. Cashier was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

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

Case #14-23599
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson

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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
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