FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan 31, 2020
SPD Investigates S. Florence Vehicle Fatal Crash
On Jan. 31, 2020, at 1:06 a. m., Springfield Police Officers responded to the area of National and Seminole regarding a motor vehicle crash.
While on-scene officers discovered a 2004 Ford Mustang, traveling westbound, crashed into a home at 2207 S. Florence. There were people inside the home, but no one inside was injured.
The vehicle was driven by 20-year-old Caleb Brown and 21-year-old Mason Ivey was in the passenger seat. Mason was pronounced deceased on-scene and Caleb was transported to the hospital where he died from injuries sustained in the crash. Both victims are from Lebanon, Mo. and next of kin has been notified.
The investigation is on-going but preliminary tests revealed intoxication is believed to have been a factor in the crash. This is the first fatal motor vehicle crash in Springfield for 2020.
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Case number: 20-3992
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Sgt. Tony D’Andrea