May 27, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash

On 5/26/12, Springfield Police responded to a Car vs. Pedestrian crash that occurred at the intersection of Kearney and Robberson at 8:50 p.m. The crash occurred as a 2000 Chevrolet Camaro was traveling westbound in the inside (left hand) lane, and the pedestrian, Meshele R. LaSalle, age 20 of Springfield, MO was crossing Kearney, walking southbound. The vehicle struck LaSalle as she passed in front of him. LaSalle was transported to a local hospital by ambulance and later died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. Next of kin have been notified. Members of the Springfield Police Department's Traffic Section are conducting the investigation.

SPD Case Number: 12-21663
Media Contact: CPL Matt Brown, phone: 864-1786 or on-duty Watch Commander
Release authorized by: LT Vance Holland

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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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