SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- The Springfield Police Department has identified the victim and released new information on a fatal car versus pedestrian crash on Tuesday.
According to a press release, the victim has been identified as 73-year-old Phyllis D. Tinsley.
Police say the vehicle, a Ford Escape driven by a 74-year-old man, was traveling south on Fremont when the man had a medical emergency and went off the road, striking Tinsley on the sidewalk.
Tinsley died at the scene of the crash, and the driver and his passenger were sent to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say this is the second fatal car crash in Springfield for 2021.