August 30, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Pedestrian in August 29 Fatality Identified

Members of the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Unit are continuing their investigation into the fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred at Battlefield Road and Ferguson Avenue on Aug. 29. The pedestrian was identified as Constance J. Spracklen, age 66, of Springfield. Ms. Spracklen was attempting to cross Battlefield when she was struck by an eastbound pickup truck driven by Marc E. Brazeal, age 37, also of Springfield. Speed is not believed to be a factor in this crash. Next of kin have been notified.

SPD Case Number: 10-38172

Media Contact: Lt. Faye Barksdale, 417-864-1723; Release authorized by: Lt. Faye Barksdale

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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 •