On April 26th in the afternoon, a two-car accident resulted in the death of Alexander Klimenko, 80, of St. Louis. Klimenko’s vehicle was in the eastbound passing lane of U.S. Hwy 54, apparently stalled for an unknown reason. A vehicle driven by Mark L. Miner, 54, of Laquey Mo struck the stationary vehicle from the rear. Occupant, Vyacheslav Sitnichenko, 84, of St. Louis suffered serious injuries and was transported to Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. Miner, who also sustained heavy injury, was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.

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