On September 17, 2016 there was a fatal motorcycle accident in Springfield. [The accident is summarized in the September 17, 2016 post titled “Springfield Collision Seriously Injures Motorcyclist And Passenger.”] The collision involved a motorcycle with passenger and a SUV. The motorcyclist and passenger (identified as Nathan M. Gulley, 17, of Moweaqua and Isaiah M. Tuppince, 16, of Assumption, respectively) were both seriously hurt, sustaining life-threatening injuries in the crash. Both later died from their accident injuries.
There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed with regard to the accident. The plaintiff is Tuppince’s mother, Monica Brown.