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Friend remembers students killed in I-69 crash

Posted at 5:11 PM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 17:11:31-05

A first-year student describes losing two friends in a tragic crash as heartbreaking.

Three Manchester University students were fixing a tire along I-69 when a van veered their way and hit them.

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The victims, Nerad Grace Mangai, Brook M. Dagnew and Kirubel Alemayehu Hailu, were all international students from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, except for Nerad who was from Jos, Nigeria.

Watch our video in the player above to hear firsthand from a student who knew these victims well.

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