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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2021
On May 30, 2021, at 1:03 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Kansas Expressway and Broadmoor St. regarding a motor vehicle crash.
A 2008 Kawasaki Ninja, driven by 19-year-old Nathaniel Likins from Republic, MO, was traveling southbound on Kansas Expressway towards Broadmoor. The Kawasaki struck the curb along the median and left the roadway before striking a tree. Likins was pronounced deceased on scene and next of kin was notified.
The investigation is ongoing as to the circumstances involved in the crash. This is the sixth fatal motor vehicle crash in Springfield in 2021.
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Case number: 20-21235
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey417-864-1786[email protected]
Release authorized by Lt. Curt Ringgold