October 24, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Bicycle Rider Killed at Glenstone and Cherry

Last night at 10:11 p.m., a fatality crash occurred at the intersection of Cherry and Glenstone. A tractor trailer was stopped at the intersection in the northbound outside lane of Glenstone waiting for the red light. When the light turned green the vehicle moved forward, however the driver did not see the subject on a bicycle riding from the west. The tractor struck the bicycle throwing the rider off the bike. The subject on the bicycle was pronounced dead at the scene. The rider on the bicycle was identified as Floyd E. H. Darwood of Springfield, W/M, 32 yoa.

No arrests or charges have been presented at this time.

Next of kin has been notified.

SPD Case Number: 12-44837
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: A/Lt Brian Phillips

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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