COVER motor vehicle wreck, accident, crash

A cyclist from Ozark died when he was hit by a car at a highway intersection.

Eric J. Stafford, 48, died at Cox South Hospital in Springfield on Nov. 24, a few hours after he was involved in an accident at the intersection of State Route J and North 17th Street in Ozark.

The Ozark Police Department did not disclose what type of vehicle hit Stafford’s bicycle. The accident occurred at 10:13 a.m.

According to the Ozark police, an investigation into the accident remains open and ongoing.

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