May 31, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash on I-44

On 5/30/12 at 11:42 p.m., Springfield Police responded to a Tractor/Trailer vs. Pedestrian crash that occurred at the 81 mile marker on interstate 44 in the eastbound lanes. The crash occurred as the vehicle was traveling in the outside (right hand) lane, and the pedestrian, Brady G. Stevens, age 55 of Strafford, MO was walking on the eastbound shoulder. It appears the vehicle struck Stevens inside the lane of traffic. Stevens died at the scene. Next of kin have been notified. The Springfield Police Department's Patrol Section worked the scene. The Traffic Section will be following up on the investigation.

SPD Case Number: 12-22258
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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