Prosecutor files charges in deadly crash involving a pedestrian in Springfield in December

Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 5:08 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 5:11 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Prosecutors have charged a driver in a deadly crash, killing a pedestrian in Springfield.

In December, Matthew Wood, 43, of Springfield, died in the crash. David Busick faces DWI involving the death of someone not a passenger and careless and imprudent driving involving an accident charges.

Police responded to the 3800 block of West Chestnut Expressway at 6:20 p.m. on December 10. Police say a 2006 Chevy Impala made a left turn to travel east on Chestnut Expressway from Eldon Avenue and struck Wood. He later died at a Springfield hospital.

Officers arrested Busick at the scene.

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