March 22, 2023

Pedestrian killed in traffic crash, driver remains unidentified

Springfield, Mo. – On March 6, 2023, at 8:33 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the 2700 block of N. Kansas Expressway.

The pedestrian, 42-year-old Donna Campbell of Springfield, was crossing westbound across Kansas Expressway near the McDonald Access Road in the crosswalk when a northbound dark-colored pickup truck hit Campbell. The truck left the scene northbound on Kansas Expressway. Campbell was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the truck has not yet been identified.

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On March 21, 2023, Campbell succumbed to her injuries from the accident. Campbell's family has been notified.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with any information about the crash, the suspect vehicle, or the unidentified driver, is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.  You may also provide information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 417 869-TIPS (8477)

This is Springfield's eighth traffic fatality in 2023.

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Case number: 23-6755

Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
[email protected]

Release authorized by: Lt. Jeremy Anderson

Filed Under: Government, City

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