Police Identify Skateboarder Fatally Struck by SUV

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/11 2014 10:21AM

Updated 07/11 2014 11:26AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The victim of vehicle versus pedestrian crash Thursday evening has been identified.

According to the Springfield Police Department, Shane M. Clark-Tollefson, 22, of Springfield, was on a skateboard when he entered the intersection of Kansas Expwy, and Nichols St. just before 7 p.m.

Michelle S. Grant, 41, of Morrisville, Mo. was travelling northbound on Kansas Expwy. in a 2010 Lexus RX when she struck Clark-Tollefson.

Clark-Tollefson was transported to Mercy Hospital and pronounced dead shortly afterward.

Police say Grant is cooperating fully with the investigation, which is ongoing.

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