A car accident claimed the lives of two international students of Bowling Green State University, in Indiana. Five other students suffered minor injuries in the accident.
The crash happened at 12:20 a.m. when the van the students were traveling in, on the Indiana toll road, entered the median and flipped several times along the snowy highway.
One of the students, 26, of Kathmandu, Nepal, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The other student 25, of Kolkata, India, also ejected from the vehicle was pronounced dead at Parkview Hospital.
In a statement, the Bowling Green State University President Sidney Ribeau said, “The Bowling Green State University community extends its deepest condolences to the families of two international students killed in the tragic accident earlier today.
Our thoughts and prayers are with them, with the five other students involved in the accident, and with our international community in this time of sadness.