Police identify pedestrian killed in a crash in south Springfield

Courtesy: Ozarks Traffic
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Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 11:59 AM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police have identified a pedestrian killed in a crash in Springfield on Tuesday.

Ronnie Highbear, 35, of Rapid City, South Dakota, died in the single-vehicle crash.

Officers responded to Republic Road and Fremont Avenue intersection around 7:30 a.m. Police say Highbear walked northbound across Republic Road when he was struck by a 2019 Nissan Rogue traveling eastbound. Police say impairment is not suspected in the crash.

The crash was the 20th traffic fatality in Springfield in 2022.

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