ST. LOUIS ( – A man said his wife and three kids were carjacked before the suspects were involved in a deadly crash in Soulard overnight.

Three men carjacked the family in a 2008 GMC Acadia at 10th and Lami around 2 a.m. Tuesday, police said. The woman's husband told News 4 the kids and his wife were visiting a cousin when three guys walked up to them in an alleyway with a gun. The woman told her husband the suspects let her and her kids out of the vehicle before they drove off. 

The suspects drove the carjacked vehicle just over 1,000 feet before it was involved in a crash with a semi-truck at 7th and Barton.

One suspect was pronounced dead and the other two were taken into custody at the crash scene. The driver of tractor trailer was not injured.

According to police, a weapon and narcotics were found at the scene.

No other information has been released.

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