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Two students dead, one badly injured

Two female Oakland University students, both part of the English Honors society Sigma Tau Delta, perished in a fatal car accident Saturday afternoon. The students were 18 and 19 years old.

A third passenger, a 20-year-old English major who also attends Oakland University, survived. The survivor is in critical care at Detroit Receiving Hospital.

In a statement on Oakland University's website, President Gary D. Russi noted that the English honor students were on their way to a downtown bookstore at the time of the tragedy.

A Michigan State Police sergeant says the crash happened around three o'clock in the afternoon in the southbound lanes of I-75, near Clay. The car that the three students occupied was sandwiched between a car in front and from behind in a three-way crash. The police say that alcohol is not likely a contributing factor in the incident.

The occupants of the vehicles in front of and behind the three Oakland University students were not injured. Traffic was unusually slow in that spot, at that time, for reasons unknown. The highway was closed for a number of hours as investigators studied the scene, collecting evidence. The highway was reopened after cleaning crews secured the debris and made the area safe to navigate.

Hours after the crash occurred, Oakland University updated their website, notifying students and staff about free counseling services through the campus's Graham Counseling Center, and offering their condolences to family and friends of the deceased.

Source: Detroit Free Press "2 Oakland University students die, one critical from crash that closed I-75," CHASTITY PRATT DAWSEY, Oct. 22, 2011

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