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Florissant man arrested for DWI after accident on Highway 67

An Indiana man was injured in a two-vehicle accident on northbound Highway 67 south of Highway CC Thursday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 51-year-old Eric Pierce of Cambridge Indiana was driving a 2016 Jeep Patriot north on 67 and slowed for traffic ahead, and was struck from behind by a 2006 Ford Fusion driven by 23-year-old Austin Getty of Florissant. Pierce was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Jefferson with moderate injuries. The accident took place a little before 7 o’clock Thursday morning. Getty was later arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.


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