Springfield Woman Killed in I-44 Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A woman from Springfield has died after colliding head on with a vehicle on I-44 around 1:30 Sunday morning.

Sandra Witty, 69, was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-44 when her vehicle struck a truck head on. Witty was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.

According to a Springfield Police Department news release, there is no evidence of impairment at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

This is the seventh fatality of 2017 in Springfield.


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