For Immediate Release
Pedestrian Dies in Accident at Kansas and Battlefield
Yesterday (02-07-12), at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was called to investigate a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at Kansas and Battlefield. Upon arrival, officers found Mary Galenski (05/09/23 of Springfield) injured on the side of the road.
According to witnesses, Galenski stepped into traffic and was struck by a westbound vehicle in the intersection.
Galenski was transported to a local area hospital where she was pronounced dead this morning at 3:44 a.m. due to her injuries she sustained in the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.
Galenski's immediate family has been notified.
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Faye Barksdale