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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department was dispatched to an injury crash in the 5700 block of S. Kissick Avenue at 7:56 p.m. on April 28. A 2007 Toyota Tacoma driven by Kevin D. Ennis, 45, of Springfield, was traveling northbound on Kissick when a southbound 1968 Chevrolet pickup driven by Leonard Ray Holm, 63, of Ozark, crossed over the center line into the northbound lanes resulting in a head on collision. Ennis reported minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Holm was pronounced dead at the scene. Alcohol is suspected as being a contributing factor to the crash. The investigation is ongoing. This marks the fourth fatality crash in Springfield for 2017.
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Case number: 17-18238Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer417-864-1786LCox@springfieldmo.govRelease authorized by: Lt. Stacey Parton