SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– One person has died after a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on October 1 around 11 p.m.
A 2000 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Laine Smith of Springfield, was entering the westbound merge lane onto I-44 from southbound Kansas Expressway when it hit45-year-old Deanna R Fink-Gonzalez. Fink- Gonzalez was walking in the roadway of the merge lane.
Fink- Gonzalez was transported to a local hospital and later died from injuries related to the crash.
The investigation and ongoing and more details will come.
This is Springfield’s 11 fatality motor vehicle crash in 2019.