Weekend crash kills one in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield Police officers investigated a deadly crash at the intersection of Kansas Expressway and Phelps on October 2nd.

The driver of a maroon Dodge van was driving southbound and crossed into the northbound lane, striking a railroad overpass concrete barrier and causing the vehicle to roll onto its top.

The driver, 39-year-old Springfield resident Michael Akins, died at the scene; his family has been informed of the crash.

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