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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department was dispatched to Jefferson and Battlefield for a serious injury crash at 8:19 p.m. on Sept. 30. A black 2005 Suzuki GSXR 600 motorcycle, driven by Ishmael Hankins, 27, of Springfield, was traveling eastbound on Battlefield when a black 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Brian Allen, 27, of Springfield, made a left turn from westbound Battlefield to southbound Jefferson. The vehicles collided in the intersection. Hankins was transported from the scene with life threatening injuries. He succumbed to those injuries at the hospital. Next of kin has been notified. Allen reported no injuries. The crash is still under investigation at this time.
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Case number: 16-40964Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer417-864-1786[email protected]Release authorized by: Lt. Stacey Parton