Grayslake teen among 3 University of Oklahoma students killed in crash while storm chasing

Grayslake teen among 3 University of Oklahoma students killed in crash while storm chasing

TONKAWA, Okla. (TOC) — A 19-year-old man from suburban Grayslake is amongst three College of Oklahoma college students killed whereas returning house from storm chasing.

Gavin Brief was a passenger in a Volkswagen Tiguan that crashed on Interstate 35 close to Tonkawa, Oklahoma late Friday evening, in response to freeway patrol.

The car was being pushed by Nicholas Nair, 20, of Denton, Texas. The opposite passenger is recognized as Drake Brooks, 22, of Evansville, Indiana, police mentioned.

The scholars had been returning house from storm chasing in Kansas when their automobile hydroplaned and was struck by a semi truck, officers mentioned.

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All three had been meteorology college students on the college which launched the next assertion:

The college is devastated to be taught of the tragic passing of three college students. Every had been valued and cherished members of our neighborhood. Presently, we ask the general public to respect the privateness of their households.

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