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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield police officers were dispatched to Division and Commercial at 9:29 p.m. on July 15 to investigate a serious injury crash. A 1985 Honda motorcycle operated by Kenneth Davis, 57, of Springfield, was traveling westbound on Division. A 1999 Mitsubishi Galant driven by Theresa Jett, 58, of Springfield, had been traveling eastbound on Division and was turning left onto Commercial Street when the vehicles collided. Davis and his female passenger were thrown from the motorcycle. They were both transported to a local hospital. Davis succumbed to his injuries. His passenger remains in critical condition. Davis's next of kin was notified, and next of kin for his passenger has not been located at this time. Jett did not report any injuries. The investigation is ongoing.
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Case number: 17-30944Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer417-864-1786[email protected]Release authorized by: Lt. Stacey Parton