Tragedy as a Student from Nigeria and Friend die as vehicle plunges into River in USA

Posted: February 28, 2017 in Car News
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Picture from actual news video. Photo credit: KIII TV

Ebenezer Tosin Oloba, a young  student from Nigeria and Oscar Felipe Fuentes, 19, who drove the Chevrolet vehicle, died after being involved in a fatal accident on their way to a student government conference in College Station, Texas, USA.

One of the deceased (Nigerian) Credit:naij.com

The accident happened on Saturday, February 25.  Their vehicle veered off the highway and plunged into the San Antonio River.

According to KIII TV, Fuentes was 19 and from Kingsville while Oloba,  23 and lived in Snellville. They were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on U.S. 77 near Farm-to-Market Road near the Victoria-Refugio county line Sunday afternoon. They were both students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville TAMUK and members of the student government association.

The Association held a candlelight vigil in honor of the two students at 8 p.m today, February 28 in front of the Javelina statues on University Boulevard.  

May their souls rest in Peace.

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