Springfield, Mo. – On July 14, 2023, at 12:23 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to a vehicle crash at Kansas Expressway and I-44.
Following a disturbance, 46-year-old Gary Barlow from Springfield clung to a dark-colored minivan as it traveled northbound on Kansas Expressway and turned onto the eastbound I-44 ramp. Barlow fell from the van onto the I-44 ramp and sustained life-threatening injuries.
Barlow was transported to the hospital and later died. Barlow’s family has been notified.
Neither the dark-colored minivan or the driver have been located, and the incident is under investigation.
Anyone with information about the crash, or the suspect vehicle or its driver, is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477) or online at p3tips.com
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Case number: 23-21242
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by A/Lt. Ben Haines