PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. -

Two people are dead and one person is seriously injured after a car crash Wednesday west of Sedalia.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a car driven by Eric G. Evans, 33, of Windsor was traveling west on Main Street when it left the road, hit a utility pole and overturned several times.

Evans suffered serious injuries and was transported by University Hospital in Columbia.

Two passengers, Bonnie M. Osburn, 22, and Christian A. Osburn, 24, both of Windsor, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers believe speed was a factor in the crash.