Texas golf team crash: Two students from Ontario critically injured

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Two golf college students from Ontario are in vital situation after a crash that killed 9 folks in Texas on Tuesday.

In accordance with the Texas Division of Public Security, the crash concerned two automobiles and occurred 15 kilometres east of the Metropolis of Andrews round 8:15 p.m.

In accordance with authorities, a Dodge 2500 pickup truck crossed the middle line of a two-lane street and crashed head-on right into a Ford transit van carrying members of the College of Southwest males’s and girls’s golf groups.

Each automobiles caught fireplace and burned, the Texas Division of Public Security mentioned. Each occupants within the Dodge 2500 pickup truck had been killed within the crash.

In accordance with authorities, the Ford passenger van was returning to campus from a golf match in Texas.

Because of the crash, six college students and one school member within the Ford passenger van had been killed.

A broken pickup truck sits on the aspect of the street on the scene of a deadly automotive wreck. (The Canadian Press)

The 2 college students from Ontario had been the one survivors within the passenger van, authorities mentioned. They’ve been transported to College Medical Middle in Lubbock, Texas in vital situation.

They’ve been recognized by authorities as 19-year-old Dayton Worth from Mississauga and 20-year-old Hayden Underhill from Amherstview.

The deceased have been recognized as golf coach Tyler James, 26, of Hobbs, New Mexico; and gamers Mauricio Sanchez, 19, of Mexico; Travis Garcia, 19, of Pleasanton, Texas; Jackson Zinn, 22, of Westminster, Colorado; Karisa Raines, 21, of Fort Stockton, Texas; Laci Stone, 18, of Nocona, Texas; and Tiago Sousa, 18, of Portugal.

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Additionally killed had been Henrich Siemans, 38, of Seminole County, Texas, and an unidentified 13-year-old boy who had been travelling with him within the 2007 Dodge 2500 pickup.

In a press release launched Wednesday, the College of Southwest mentioned they’re “shocked and saddened” by the crash.

“Please hold the households of scholars, teaching workers, and the USW neighborhood in your prayers,” the assertion mentioned. 

With recordsdata from The Related Press

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