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Crash Involving Motorcycle Kills One in Springfield


Investigators say 18-year-old Edward Smith was driving a 2011 Yamaha motorcycle along Glenstone southbound when a Hyundai Elantra turned from Glenstone northbound directly into Smith’s path.

The Elantra was driven by Kim Burbaugh, a 60-year-old woman from Flemington.

Smith was pronounced dead at the scene and his family has been notified.

The crash itself is still under investigation.


The Springfield Police Department is investigating a crash involving a car and a motorcycle that killed one.

Officers say the crash happened Monday evening along North Glenstone between Kearney and I-44.

Specific details, such as the identity of the deceased and the cause of the crash, have not been released.

This story will be updated as more information is made available from SPD.