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One Dead Following Crash Involving Motorcycle and SUV in Springfield

A motorcyclist is dead following a crash with an SUV Monday morning.

Authorities say the motorcyclist was turning onto Battlefield Road from West Bypass at around 7 a.m. this morning and collided with the SUV.

The driver of the motorcycle died of his injuries, while the driver of the SUV was transported to a local hospital.

The identity of the two drivers has not been released at this time.