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1 dead, 2 injured after car crashes into house in St. Louis County

On Friday, police said the 18-year-old died from his injuries
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OLD JAMESTOWN, Mo. — An 18-year-old man died from his injuries after a car crashed into a house in St. Louis County Thursday afternoon.

According to the St. Louis County Police Department, around 1:50 p.m. officers responded to the 3900 block of Del Lago Drive for an accident. Officers found one car that struck a house.

There were three people in the car at the time: an 18-year-old man, 11-year-old boy and a female in her late teens. 

On Friday, police said the 18-year-old died from his injuries. The female driver has been released from the hospital and the 11-year-old remains hospitalized. 

Police said two people were inside the residence at the time of the accident and neither of them were injured.

The car was traveling in the southwest direction in the 3900 block of Del Lago Drive and left the road and hit the residence in the area of its garage, police said. Speed appears to have been a contributing factor, according to police.

The St. Louis County Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is leading the investigation.

Contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to investigators regarding the incident or to remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.