Fire Marshal killed in vehicle accident

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield Fire Department Fire Marshal Kevin Fox suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident on Dec. 21.

He was riding a 2014 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when he traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

A week later on Dec. 28, Fox succumbed to those injuries.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. on Riverdale Road, four miles south of Nixa.

He was wearing a helmet.

Courtesy of the Southern Missouri Professional Firefighters Association IAFF Local 152 Facebook page

According to the Southern Missouri Professional Firefighters Association IAFF Local 152 Facebook page, memorial information will be announced once it becomes available.

Thoughts and prayers are with Fox family, members of Local 152, and Springfield Fire Department.

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