A Bowling Green man is killed and two others are hurt in a one car crash on Lincoln County Route V north of Troy at 10:58 p.m. Saturday.

The Highway Patrol reports an eastbound car driven by 32 year old Jeffery Holden of Bowling Green was traveling too fast, failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road, struck a guardrail and went down an embankment.

Holden was taken to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles with serious injuries. One passenger, 17 year old James Ortega of Bowling Green, was taken to Mercy Hospital Lincoln with minor injuries.

A second passenger, 18 year old Nicholas Spencer of Bowling Green, was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.