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Driver killed after being ejected from vehicle during single-vehicle accident in Wentzville

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A driver is dead and a passenger was injured after they were ejected from their vehicle following a solo accident in Wentzville Tuesday afternoon. 

The accident occurred around 1:00 p.m. on Highway 61 near Highway W in the northbound lanes. This is just north of the Highway 61/Interstate 70 interchange. 

The cause of the accident is unknown, but the driver's 2004 Chrysler Sebring went off the right side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned. Both the driver, Larry G. Witt, 67, of O'Fallon, Mo. and Jarold Broeker, 56, of O'Fallon, Mo were ejected. Witt was pronounced dead at the scene.  Broeker was transported to the hospital where he is listed in serious condition. 

Neither was wearing a seatbelt.

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