FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 6, 2021
Motorcycle Crash Turns Fatal
The Springfield Police Department was notified today that Dale Goben, a 52-year-old male from Springfield, Missouri, died on November 25, 2021 at a local hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that occurred on November 20, 2021. Mr. Goben’s family members have been notified.
Springfield police were dispatched to 921 W. Sunshine at 5:40 P.M., on November 20, 2021, regarding a single-vehicle motorcycle crash. The initial investigation indicated a blue 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling westbound on Sunshine just west of Grant in the inside lane of traffic. Witnesses observed the driver lose control of the motorcycle after attempting to evade a vehicle that had pulled onto Sunshine from a parking lot. Mr. Goben, the motorcycle driver, sustained severe injuries and was transported to the hospital.
Officers with the department’s Traffic Section are continuing to investigate the circumstances involved in the crash and are asking anyone who has additional information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.
This motor vehicle crash marks the twenty-eighth traffic fatality in Springfield in 2021.
Case number: 21-41782
Media Contact: Lt. Jennifer Charleston
Release authorized by Capt. Culley Wilson