FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Jan. 22, at 10:57 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to National Avenue and Cherry Street to investigate an injury accident involving a pedestrian. Bradley Bizzle, age 45, of Springfield was struck by a northbound vehicle. The involved vehicle left the scene after striking Bizzle. Bizzle was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The next of kin was notified. On Jan. 23, the suspect vehicle was located and the investigation continued. A suspect was identified and questioned in relation to this case. The suspect, Shawn Bouley, age 40, of Reeds Spring, was arrested Feb. 1 for the felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Bouley has been booked into the Greene County Jail. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 864-1810 or Crime Stoppers at 869- 8477.
Charges contained in the felony complaint are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.
This crash is the second fatality investigated by the Springfield Police Department in 2017.
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Media Contact: Lieutenant Grant Dorrell
SPD Case Number: 17-3113
Release authorized by: Lieutenant Stacey Parton