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A Festus man sustained serious injuries when he was ejected in a one-vehicle accident Monday (Dec. 30) afternoon on Hwy. 67 south of De Soto, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

At about 4:25 p.m., Corey S. Schneider, 23, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet S-10 pickup northbound on Hwy. 67 south of Hwy. V when he lost control of the pickup, causing it to overturn and travel off the left side of the road, the patrol reported. He was ejected and the vehicle struck the cable median, the report said.

Schneider was taken by Survival Flight to Mercy Hospital St. Louis in Creve Coeur with serious injuries. A hospital spokesman today (Dec. 31) said Schneider remained in the hospital in critical condition.

He was not wearing a seat belt and the pickup was totaled, the patrol reported.

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