Three Troy residents are killed in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 61 south of South Point Prairie Road in St. Charles County at 7:40 a.m. Thursday.

The Highway Patrol reports 42 year old Brian Keiper of Troy was northbound and struck the rear of a car driven by 36 year old Jacqueline Faudi, also of Troy. The Faudi car crossed the median and was struck broadside by a southbound car driven by 52 year old Brenda Colbert of Troy.

Jacqueline Faudi and her six year old daughter, Autumn, were pronounced dead at the scene. A second passenger, an infant, Kaydance Miller of Troy, was pronounced dead at St. Joseph Hospital in Lake St. Louis.

Colbert was also taken to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.