Man struck, killed while crossing Springfield street

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say a driver has struck and killed a man as he crossed a Springfield street.

Springfield police said in a news release that 51-year-old Kerry Allen, of Springfield, was struck Wednesday night. He was rushed to a hospital, where he died of his injuries. Police say there is no indication that the 36-year-old driver was impaired. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.