Pedestrian struck, killed near Kansas Expressway

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UPDATE: The pedestrian was identified as 46-year-old William (Joe) Wake of Springfield.

Wake was transported to Mercy where he later died from his injuries.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– A pedestrian crossing Norton Road near Kansas Expressway was struck and killed late last night.

A 2004 Mazda 6, driven by 24-year-old, was traveling southbound when it struck the pedestrian. At this time there’s no indication of impairment, but the investigation is still open.

Authorities say the victim will not be identified until the next of kin has been notified.

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