SPD identifies victim of deadly motorcycle accident

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield Police Department has released the identity of the person who died in the motorcycle accident on Sunday, July 11.

Police say 36-year-old Thomas Witt was traveling east on Kearney Street when his motorcycle hit a car driving on National Avenue.

Life-saving efforts were attempted but he was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing into the circumstances involved in the crash but impairment is not believed to be a factor.

This is the ninth fatal motor vehicle crash in Springfield this year.

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