O’Fallon driver dies from injuries sustained in Missouri 79 crash

LOUISIANA, MO – A 21-year-old O’Fallon driver passed away early Tuesday morning from injuries he sustained in a crash on northbound Missouri 79 on Monday afternoon.

Police report Christopher M. Fleming was traveling north on Missouri 79 in a 1998 Toyota Camry. He traveled off the left side of the road, over-corrected, and hit an embankment. The accident happened south of Highway D around 4:05 p.m.

Fleming was airlifted to Mercy Hospital St. Louis where he was pronounced dead at 1:40 a.m. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The Toyota was totaled.

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