On September 25, 2017 at approximately 11:00 AM, St. Louis County Police officers from the Wildwood Precinct responded to the intersection of Manchester Road and Taylor Road for a call for a fatal vehicle accident.
As the investigation has progressed, it has been determined that a vehicle, a GMC pick-up truck, was traveling eastbound on Manchester Road approaching its intersection with Taylor Road. The vehicle left the roadway west of Taylor Road, crashed into a wooded area, and immediately caught fire.
The victim has been positively identified as Robert Lederle, 43-year-old male, of the 200 block of Weber Drive in Eureka, Missouri 63025.
Lederle, who appears to be the only occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced deceased on scene.