For Immediate Release
Fatality Crash Claims 24-year-old Pedestrian
The Springfield Police Department is investigating a fatality traffic crash involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian.
At approximately 12:25 PM a 2003 Nissan was traveling eastbound on St. Louis street and lost control while crossing the railroad tracks in the 1300 block east. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a pedestrian who was walking on the south side of the street. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and has been identified as William McCreary, 24, of Lee’s Summit, MO.
Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is ongoing.