Crash Near Springfield Kills St. Louis Woman

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) –  A St. Louis woman is dead following a one-vehicle crash early Friday morning in southwest Missouri.

State police say 55-year-old Crystal Goings was driving east on I-44 in Greene County when her Ford Explorer ran off the road and overturned.

Goings was dead at the scene.

A passenger — 53-year-old Denise Calmese of St. Louis — suffered serious injuries.



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  • DavenVal Campbell

    Fatal car crash on I-44 early this morning

    I have read allot of comments about this accident

    I have one thing to say they were not DRINKIN,THEY HAD THERE SEATBELTS ON,We were there,Have some commpassion they are someones ,Daughter,Mother and Grandmother there are human,OUR PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILIES AND THERE LOSS,MY HUSBAND IS SORRY HE COULD NOT DO MORE,HE WISHED WE GOT THERE SOONER OR COULD OF DONE MORE FOR MRS.GOINGS,

    Dave and I and kids after picking him up were on way home right after this just happend we were second on the sceen Dave went to see driver to see if she was alive she was dead when he got to car,Passenger was shook up it was her best friend she told Dave,Dave said she was seriouly in shock and had a broken leg,WOW DAVE IS ALL SHOOK UP BY SEEING THE LADY HE SAID WAS NOT GOOD,She had hit a boulder,This is too bad they were on there way home to Saint Louis and passenger said they had just switched driving,

    Springfield, Missouri (KSDK)– A woman from St. Louis was killed early Friday in southwest Missouri after her vehicle crashed on Interstate 44. Missouri State Highway Patrol says 55 year old Crystal Goings was eastbound on i-44 within the Springfield city limits around 12:45 Friday morning when her Ford Explorer ran off the roadway and flipped into a ditch. Authorities say Goings was pronounced dead at the crash scene. A passenger in the vehicle; identified as 53 year old Denise Calmese of St. Louis, was seriously injured and remains hospitalized at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

    By: Davenval Campbell

  • Angela Quick

    Crystal Goings was a God ordained Minister of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ and worked as Director of the Mission Gate Prison Ministry housing program in St. Louis city. Crystal richly blessed many lives with her love, positive attitude, and spiritual light that shines even now. She will be greatly missed as the fruit she bore continues to mulitiply. See you there with our Lord when my time comes.

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