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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 27, 2020
On November 26, 2020, at 11:45 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 2600 block of N. Glenstone regarding a motor vehicle crash involving a Ford Focus and Honda Accord.
The Ford Focus was traveling southbound on Glenstone and the Honda was traveling northbound on Glenstone. The driver of the Honda made a left turn into 2601 N. Glenstone and the vehicle was struck on the passenger side by the Ford. Fifty-two-year-old Daniel Roberts, of Republic, MO, was in the front passenger seat of the Honda. Roberts was transported to Mercy hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin has been notified.
Officers with the Traffic Unit of the Uniform Operations Bureau are investigating the circumstances involved in the crash. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor. This is the 23rd fatality motor vehicle crash and the 25th total crash-related death of 2020 for Springfield.
SPD Incident Number: 20-40166
Media Contact Jasmine Bailey, Public Affairs Officer Phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by A/Lt. Tony D’Andrea