Springfield Man Killed in I-44 Crash



A 27-year-old Springfield man was killed after a two-car crash on I-44 near Sarcoxie. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol. John Lawson was a passenger in a Ford Explorer that swerved into a Ford Escape near Mile Marker 21 just after 4pm. The Explorer then went over the median and flipped over. Lawson was kiled; another passenger and the driver are being treated for serious injuries at an area hospital. The driver of the Escape wasn't hurt.