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Frank Panhorst seriously hurt in I-70 crash near Danville

3:49 AM, Oct 11, 2012   |    comments
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Danville, MO (KSDK) - A Wright City teenager is hospitalized this morning after he lost control of his car on Interstate 70, west of St. Louis in Montgomery County last night.

Missouri Highway Patrol troopers say 19 year old Frank Panhorst was eastbound on the highway just before 10:30 p.m., about two miles east of Danville whenhe lost control of the car.

The vehicle traveled off the interstate pavement and into a ditch where it then flipped over, throwing Panhorst from the wreckage.

Troopers say the victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.  Panhorst was airlifted from the crash scene to a St. Louis hospital.

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