Police identify motorcyclist killed in west Springfield crash

SPRINGFIELD, Mo- Police identified a motorcyclist killed in a crash Wednesday night in west Springfield.

Thomas Davidson, 29, died in the crash.

The crash happened on Highway 266 near Airport Boulevard, west of Interstate 44. Police say Davidson was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of his bike. He then crashed into an embankment.

Davidson later died at a Springfield hospital.