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A Springfield man involved in a one-vehicle crash earlier in June died over the weekend from his injuries. 

Chance Parker, 35, died Saturday at a Springfield hospital as a result of injuries he suffered on June 11, according to a press release from the Springfield Police Department. The death marks the city’s 11th fatal vehicle accident for 2024.

Parker, at about 7 p.m. on June 11, was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe on I-44 westbound, according to police. As the vehicle approached the Glenstone Avenue exit, the vehicle ran off the road, rolled and landed next to a culvert. 

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call (417) 864-1810 or the department’s tips hotline at (417) 869-8477.

Joe Hadsall

Joe Hadsall is the education reporter for the Hauxeda. Hadsall has more than two decades of experience reporting in the Ozarks with the Joplin Globe, Christian County Headliner News and 417 Magazine. Contact him at (417) 837-3671 or More by Joe Hadsall