Police identify victim of deadly crash in Springfield, Mo.

Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 10:59 AM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police identified a driver who died in a crash in Springfield in early June.

James R. Lane, 70, died in the crash on June 5 near Orchard Crest and Junction.

Investigators say his 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 was traveling south on Orchard Crest when he lost control, striking several trees. The vehicle came to a rest in a culvert. Lane died from his injuries at a Springfield hospital.

Police say this is the seventh fatal crash in Springfield in 2021.

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