RICHLAND, Missouri- The funeral for 34 year-old Gene Michael Jaegers of Richland, who was the passenger killed in a wreck last Friday was held on February 19th. The memorial was conducted at Berean Baptist Church of Waynesville. Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Estates Cemetery of Waynesville.

The driver in the single vehicle crash, Stacy Cirocco, 40, also of Richland was treated for moderate injuries at Lake Regional Hospital.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Cirocco failed to negotiate a curve a went off the right side of Hwy 7. The station wagon then struck an embankment and tree. Mr. Jaegers was then pronounced deceased at the scene by Pulaski County Cornoner Nick Pappas. The report says both occupants were wearing seat belts.

The family has requested donations to Autism Speaks in Mr. Jaegers’ memory.