Highway KK Crash

An 86-year-old New Haven man was killed Saturday morning when the car he was driving struck a van on Highway KK.

Robert W. Lang was driving a 2009 Toyota Camry eastbound on Highway KK west of St. Ann's Road at 8:15 a.m. when his car struck a 1996 GMC Savana driven by Timothy S. Moeckli, 39, Hillsboro, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report. 

The Lang vehicle slid while eastbound on Highway KK, then crossed the centerline and struck the westbound Moeckli car.

Lang was pronounced dead at 8:36 a.m. by Washington EMS, the patrol said. He was transported to the St. Louis County Morgue by Russell Colonial Funeral Home. 

Moeckli and passenger Dana J. West, 62, Arnold, were taken to Mercy Hospital Washington by Washington Ambulance.