Troopers investigate rollover crash in St. Francois County

By Heartland News

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Authorities investigate a Saturday evening rollover car crash in St. Francois County.

It happened just before 8:30pm Saturday on U.S. 67 about a mile and a half north of Cash Lane.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 46-year-old Brent O'Neil of Piedmont was driving a smaller model Mazda pick-up truck south on 67.

Troopers say O'Neil drove off the right side of the road, hitting a guard rail.

He then returned to the roadway and skidded across the road and into the median. That's when the truck overturned and hit a cable barrier. O'Neil was ejected from the vehicle.

O'Neil was airlifted to a St. Louis County hospital with serious injuries.

His passenger, 23-year-old Jesse Stanley, of St. Louis sustained moderate injuries.

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