July 23, 2021

Springfield Police Investigate June 24th Fatal Crash on N. Golden

The investigation continues into a June 24, 2021, fatal two two-car crash that killed 31-year-old Alex Gurley from Springfield.

On June 24th, at 8:53 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of N. Golden Ave. The initial investigation indicated that a 1997 Toyota Camry, driven by Mr. Gurley, was going south on Golden Ave. near Thoman St., Mr. Gurley attempted to pass a 2004 BMW 535i that was also traveling south. The driver of the BMW then attempted to make a left turn and the two vehicles collided. Mr. Gurley lost control of his car, it overturned, and he was ejected. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries and died on July 3, 2021.

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Mr. Gurley's family was contacted and notified.

Officers with the Springfield Police Department's Traffic Section ask that anyone with information about this incident contact the SPD at 417-864-1810.

This is the twelfth fatality motor vehicle crash in Springfield in 2021.

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Case number: 21-21871

Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey

[email protected]

Release authorized by Capt. Culley Wilson

Filed Under: Government, City

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