April 17, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

High Speed Crash Kills Local Man

On 4/15/11 at 4:13 p.m. a local man identified as Michael D. Hollis was traveling at a high rate of speed near the 800 block of College St. when he lost control of his 1986 Chevy Pickup, ran off the side of the road, struck a tree and sustained critical injuries. Hollis was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected out the passenger side window. Hollis was taken to a local hospital where he has been in the care of physicians since the accident.

This evening (04/17/11) at 3:21 p.m. Hollis succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

Hollis' immediate family has been notified.

SPD Case Number: 11-15218
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1702
Release authorized by: Lt. Scott Leven

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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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