Vehicle Crash Graphic

A Pacific man is dead following a two-vehicle collision on a rural Franklin County highway, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

The Highway Patrol reported Anthony E. Frenzel, 27, of Wildwood, was driving a 2002 Ford F250 truck southbound on Route HH in rural Franklin County at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28. As Frenzel’s vehicle neared Wildwood Lane, it crossed the center line and hit a 2017 Ford Fiesta driven by Daniel R. French, 30, of Pacific, head on. 

French, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash by St. Clair Ambulance personnel at 2:36 p.m. French’s body was taken to the St. Louis County Morgue by the Russell-Colonial Funeral Home.  

The Highway Patrol’s report did not list if Frenzel, who was not wearing a seat belt, was injured in the crash. He was taken by Meramec Ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. 

Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.