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A Jefferson City pedestrian injured early Sunday after a car hit him remains in a Columbia hospital.

Jefferson City police report Arnulfo S. Antele, 25, was hurt in the accident, which occurred around 4:15 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Ellis Boulevard, near Oak Hills Golf Course.

Police say a Holts Summit man was driving a car eastbound when it struck Antele as he was lying in the roadway.

Antele remains in University Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition on Sunday evening. Police reported he was initially hospitalized Sunday morning in critical condition, which is more severe.

The driver and a passenger in the car were unhurt. Police gave no reason why Antele might have been in the street.

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