Alabama state troopers report that three people were killed in a one-car crash this morning in Elmore County. One additional person was injured.

The crash happened at 2:30 a.m. on Rifle Range Road near Peace Church Road which is located approximately five miles east of Wetumpka.

According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 25-year-old Montgomery resident Ladarious Antonio Griffin was killed when the 1997 Lexus ES300 he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned.

Two passengers in the vehicle, Lamisha Nicole Avera, 22, of Wetumpka, and Charnavia Lashay Hinkle, 22, of Montgomery, were also killed.

All three deceased occupants were not wearing seat belts.

An unidentified forth occupant, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.