82-year-old man involved in fatal crash on Kirkwood road

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Kirkwood Road was blocked  Tuesday due to a motor vehicle accident from Monroe Avenue to Clinton Avenue.

An 82-year-old Ladue man hit a Ford F-150 with his Lexus in Kirkwood Tuesday. Thomas Bannister was killed in the crash on northbound US 61 south of Pitman Place.

The crash report says that Bannister was driving his 2003 Lexus southbound on Kirdwood Road. He went across the center lane and hit the front of the 2002 Ford F-150. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The couple driving the Ford F-150 was injured in the crash. Richard and Sue Hoffelmeyer of Glendale were taken by the Kirkwood Fire District to Mercy Hospital St. Louis.