FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2223 N. Glenstone at 8:11 p.m. on Sept. 27 to investigate an injury crash involving a pedestrian.
A 1999 Buick Park Avenue, driven by Betsy Stephenson, 36, of Springfield, was traveling northbound on Glenstone when it struck a pedestrian who was walking westbound across Glenstone toward 2223 N. Glenstone. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Kerry D. Allen, 51, of Springfield. Next of kin has been notified. There was no indication of impairment on the driver. The investigation is ongoing.
This marks the fourteenth fatality crash of 2017.
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Case number: 17-43065
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Stacey Parton