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Police Identify Pedestrian Killed in South Springfield

Springfield Police have released the name of the man who was hit and killed by a car while walking in Springfield Tuesday morning.

Reports say 35-year-old Ronnie Highbear was walking northbound across Republic Road when he was struck by a Nissan Rogue travelling along the roadway.

Highbear was transported to a local hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

Officers say they do not believe foul play or impairment was involved in the crash.

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