Four UGA students who died in Wednesday night crash identified

‘Keep these students and their family and friends in your thoughts and prayers’

Four female UGA students were victims in a fatal car crash around 9pm on Wednesday night.

The AJC are reporting they are Kayla Canedo, 19, of Alpharetta; Brittany Feldman, 20, of Alpharetta; Christina Semeria, 19, of Milton; and Halle Scott, 19, of Dunwoody. The driver, Agnes Kim, 21, of Snellville, is still in critical condition at Athens Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the other vehicle, Abby Short, 27, of Demorest, remains in the hospital.

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In a message to students this morning, UGA president Jere W. Morehead said: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the heartbreaking and tragic loss of four students and critical injuries to another student in a terrible car accident last night outside of Athens. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of our students who were victims.

“We ask that you keep these students and their family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.”

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.

More to follow.

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