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Springfield Cop Hits Pedestrian

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident involving a Springfield police officer on Sunday. Troopers say the officer struck 45-year-old Steven Rintamki on Lagonda Avenue. Troopers say Rintamaki was walking outside of a crosswalk when the accident occurred. The officer's name has not been released. Police officials say the officer was not hurt.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.