May 17, 2022
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident
Springfield, Mo. – Springfield Police responded to 3751 W. Division on May 14, 2022, at 8:26 p.m., regarding a child run over by a vehicle.
The initial investigation indicated that the child was riding on a trailer pulled by a pick-up truck on private property. The child, Gabe Lowry, 5, from Springfield, Missouri, fell from the trailer and was run over. Officers arrived and began life-saving measures. Lowry was transported to the hospital by ambulance, where he later died. Lowry’s family has been notified.
Officers with the department's Traffic Section are continuing to investigate the circumstances involved in this incident and are asking anyone who has additional information to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.
This was the 7th fatal motor vehicle accident in Springfield in 2022.
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Case number: 22-15359
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by A/Lt. Steve Ramey