VICHY, MO (MARIES COUNTY) – A 23-year-old man is dead after being partially ejected in a crash in Maries County last night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The collision occurred at 7:40 p.m. on Highway 63, northeast of Vichy and about 5 miles south of Vienna. 23-year-old Nathan R. Reid, driving a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, went off the right side of the highway before the vehicle returned to the road. The car started to skid, then went off the right side of the highway once more, before crashing into a rock embankment.
Reid, who was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, was partially ejected during the crash.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:05 p.m.
No other people were reported injured following the crash.
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