Man Struck by Car and Killed Near Dickerson Park Zoo

Springfield Police say a man is dead after being struck by a car just west of the Dickerson Park Zoo.

The man was struck as he was crossing Kansas Expressway near Norton Road. The 46-year-old man, who has not been identified pending next of kin notification, died after being taken to a local hospital.

The driver is fully cooperating with investigators, who say they are trying to determine if the driver had a green light.

Police will release the victim’s name after family is notified.

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