A teenager from St. Genevieve is dead and two others are injured after an accident Sunday night in South St. Louis County. The crash happened just after 7:00 p.m. on southbound I-55 just north of Highway 61.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that 17 year old Danielle Pfaff was killed when the Pontiac Grand Am she was driving left the highway and struck a tree. Pfaff was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 16 year old girl was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Creve Couer with serious injuries. A 15 year old girl was taken by ambulance to Mercy Jefferson Hospital with moderate injuries.
It's not clear what caused Pfaff to lose control of her car.
Twenty-four year old Brooke Bahmler was killed when her car was T-boned on Illinois Route 3 at Yellow Brick Road.
Sauget Police Chief Patrick Delaney says Bahmler had just left Lacledes Landing with her sister and a friend when she made a wrong turn and ended up in Illinois. Bahmler was reportedly turning around when the crash occurred about 3:00 a.m. Sunday.
Chief Delaney says toxicology tests will be conducted, but they don't believe alcohol was involved in the accident.
Bahmler's sister and the other passenger in her car were both seriously injured, but are expected to survive. The driver of the other car was treated for minor injuries.