Moscow Mills man dies in accident

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 8:57 am

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a Moscow Mills man died from injuries suffered in an accident Sunday in Warren County.

The man, Rex Laney, 50, was pronounced at the scene by Warren Country Coroner Roger Mauzey.

The accident occurred on Hwy 47 north of South Bend Road at 6:20 p.m.

According to the statement, a 1997 Cadillac Eldorado driven by Mark Laney, 31, of Warrenton, was southbound on Rt. 47 when he failed to negotiate a curve to the right in the roadway. The vehicle traveled over the centerline, off the left side and overturned, ejecting Rex Laney from the vehicle.

Mark Laney was taken to St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis. His injuries were listed as moderate. Neither were using a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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