SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A deadly crash on U.S. 65 in east Springfield Monday night killed a child.
It happened just after 7 p.m. at Division Street and U.S 65. Police closed the northbound lanes for hours while they investigated.
The crash killed an 11-year-old passenger after her car was hit in the back. The victim's name has not been released. The crash sent the girl's car into a guardrail, then off of the highway. The driver of the child's car and a teenaged passenger suffered injuries in the crash. Police say the other driver did not suffer any injuries.
Investigators say foul play or impairment is not suspected.