Springfield surgeon killed in mountain bike crash in northwest Arkansas

Photo: Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) Funeral services will be held Friday morning for a longtime Springfield surgeon killed in a mountain bike crash in northwest Arkansas.

According to an obituary provided by Legacy.com, Dr. Nicholas Francis Shoults, 62, died Sunday from a severe head injury as a result of the crash.

Dr. Shoults was a practicing general surgeon at Mercy Health since 1989. He attended medical school and residency at the University of Missouri.

Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church at 2818 E. Bennett St. in Springfield.