December 09, 2010

News Release

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.

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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