June 21, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fatality crash under investigation

At 7:53 a.m. today, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash involving a tan Toyota Corolla and a gray Jeep Cherokee at the intersection of Sunshine and Enterprise.

At the intersection, the Toyota Corolla, driven by David Cho, 32, of Springfield, struck the rear of the Jeep Cherokee driven by Ann Shepard, 25, of Springfield. After striking the Jeep Cherokee, the Toyota Corolla overturned and ejected Cho from the vehicle. Cho was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. Shepard was uninjured and did not seek medical attention.

Cho’s next of kin has been notified, and the investigation is ongoing.

Case #14-23501
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd