Springfield, Mo. – On Sept. 29, 2023, at 9:54 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of 2825 N. Kansas Expressway regarding a motor vehicle crash.
A white tractor trailer pulling a 52-foot box trailer was eastbound on the access road leaving the parking lot and made a right turn to go southbound on Kansas Expressway. As the truck turned, the trailer left the roadway and hit Todd A. Tennison, 51, of Springfield, who had been seated on the ground, just off the roadway.
Tennison was transported to the hospital where he died of his injuries on Oct. 1, 2023. Tennison’s family has been notified.
The tractor trailer left the scene of the accident and has not yet been located.
The circumstances of the crash are under investigation. Anyone with any information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.
This was Springfield’s 21st fatal motor vehicle crash in 2023.
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Case number: 23-30685
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Jeremy Anderson