Springfield Police at the scene of an incident. (Photo by Shannon Cay)

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A 35-year-old Springfield man died in a crash in southeast Springfield Friday afternoon.

According to a news release from the Springfield Police Department, Andrew Hendrix was driving a black Chevrolet Corvette northbound on Crenshaw Road, approaching Ridgecrest Street around 12:30 p.m. April 12, when his vehicle went off the east side of the road, hit a tree and caught fire.

A piece of debris hit a southbound 2001 Gray Buick.

Hendrix died at the scene.

The circumstances of the crash are under ongoing investigation.

This was Springfield’s sixth fatal motor vehicle crash in 2024.

Jackie Rehwald

Jackie Rehwald is a reporter at the Hauxeda. She covers public safety, the courts, homelessness, domestic violence and other social issues. Her office line is 417-837-3659. More by Jackie Rehwald