A pedestrian was hit and killed in a crash Thursday morning, KY3 reported.
The incident occurred at Glenstone Avenue and Grand Street around 6:30 a.m. Michael Robinson, 55, of Springfield, was driving southbound on Glenstone in the right lane. The pedestrian, Mantak Chiu, 82, of Springfield, was westbound in the crosswalk, south of the intersection. The front of Robinson’s Ford Transit struck the right side of Chiu, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.
Police said there were no indications of impairment, but the investigation into the circumstances of the crash is ongoing. This is Springfield’s first pedestrian fatality in 2022 and the third traffic fatality.