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6 Students, Coach Of College Golf Team Killed In Horrific Car Crash
Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
The University of the Southwest golf team van was involved in a fatal traffic crash following a competition in Texas...
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...7 passengers -- including the coach -- were tragically killed, the school announced.

The accident happened Tuesday night in Andrews County, West Texas ... when a passenger van carrying both the men's and women's teams collided head-on with a Ford F-150 truck.

Two students were airlifted to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Officials have not announced any additional details surrounding the crash.

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Per USW's Athletic Director, Steve Appel...
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"The USW campus community is shocked and saddened today as we mourn the loss of members of our university family," Appel said. "Last night, the men’s and women’s golf teams were traveling back to campus from competition in Midland, Texas, when their bus was struck by oncoming traffic."

"While the accident investigation is still underway, reports indicate that seven passengers aboard the bus were killed in the crash. Two of the passengers are in critical condition undergoing medical treatment in Lubbock, Texas."

"USW is coordinating with Texas DPS to assist with the investigation and public information efforts. University administration is communicating with families of the students and coaching staff to provide more information as it becomes available."


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Bayoubred28 months
That is horrible news. Prayers for all the families.
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HubbaBubba28 months
Fireball.
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Kracka28 months
So they are -7? Too Soon?
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Crimson1st28 months
Yes
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Shaq4prez28 months
Thats pretty classless and trashy. You should be ashamed
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tigerinthebueche28 months
RIP, prayers to all effected. Very tragic.
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GeauxTigers010728 months
God bless the families...smh.
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Hangit28 months
It was a Dodge 2500 pick-up, originally misidentified as an F-150. It is unknown why it entered the Van's lane. 9 people passed.
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lsuson28 months
So sad
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