LA FORGE -- A New Madrid resident sustained fatal injuries after being ejected from his vehicle early today in New Madrid County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 12:45 a.m. on Route V, one mile north of La Forge, an accident occurred as a vehicle driven by Rickey A. Ling, 27, ran off the roadway, traveled into a ditch and overturned. Ling was ejected from the vehicle. Ling was air evacuated to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, where he was pronounced dead at 2:05 a.m.
Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.