May 21, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fatality Crash Victims Identified

The Springfield Police Department has identified two persons killed in a multi-vehicle crash that involved 3 motorcycles, a mini-van, a SUV, and a pick-up truck. The crash occurred on May 19, 2012, in the 1200 block of south West By-Pass.

The first fatality and driver of a 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, was killed when his motorcycle was struck head-on by a SUV. The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Gary Zenger (04/14/1956). The second fatality, and passenger on the same Harley-Davidson motorcycle, was identified as Denice Zenger (12/06/1949). Both deceased persons were from Bois D’Arc, Mo.

The preliminary investigation as to the cause of the crash is still continuing.

SPD Case Number: 12-20579
Media Contact: A/PAO David T. Snider
Release authorized by: Lt. Kirk Manlove

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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