Vehicle strikes person on Hwy 65 north of Springfield



Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed a 27-year-old driver from Buffalo, Missouri traveled off the roadway and struck a pedestrian standing next to a vehicle.

No charges have been made yet.

55-year-old Timothy Williams was pronounced dead at 9 p.m. last night. Next of kin was notified.

According to Sgt. John Lueckernhoff from Missouri State Highway Patrol, Williams was a tow truck driver for Affordable Towing.

This is a developing story


As of 9:48 p.m., Highway Patrol confirmed crews are still on scene.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed a vehicle hit a pedestrian near Bluegrass and Hwy. 65 north of Springfield.

At this time, the only information available is that Highway Patrol Troop D is manning the investigation. There has been no word yet on the extent of the person’s injuries.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department has deputies assisting with traffic control.

This is a developing story.

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