January 04, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fatality Accident

Yesterday at 1840 hours, a Springfield man identified as Robert Moore (09/02/46) was travelling southbound on Campbell at Cherokee when he lost control of his vehicle, striking a utility pole, causing severe internal injuries. It is believed Moore lost control of his vehicle due to a possible heart attack.

Moore was transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries early this morning.

Moore's immediate family has been notified.

SPD Case Number: 11-368
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Greg Higdon

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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