FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department was dispatched at 12:50 a.m. on Dec. 24 to investigate a fatality crash. A Black Hyundai Santa Fe operated by Kenneth Clark, 38, of Springfield, was northbound on Kansas Expressway in the outside lane when it struck a pedestrian, Steven Mayer, 26, of Fair Grove. Mayer was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin has been notified. There was no indication of impaired driving. The investigation is ongoing.
This marks the eighteenth fatality crash in 2017.
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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
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