3 Indian-American students killed as car overturns

Three Indian-American students were killed while two others were injured as their speeding car turned turtle in Alpharetta, Georgia. All of them were 18 years old and two of those killed were girls.

May 21, 2024 - 12:30
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3 Indian-American students killed as car overturns

Three Indian-American students were killed while two others were injured as their speeding car turned turtle in Alpharetta, Georgia. All of them were 18 years old and two of those killed were girls. Speeding might have been the primary factor in the deadly car crash, according to Alpharetta Police.

The five Indian-American teens studied at Alpharetta High School and the University of Georgia. The deceased students were identified as Aryan Joshi, a senior at Alpharetta High School, Sriya Avasarala and Anvi Sharma, both first-year students at the University of Georgia.

The injured students are Rithwak Somepalli, a Georgia State University student and the driver of the Honda Accord, and Mohammed Liyakath, a senior at Alpharetta High School.

According to police, the driver lost control of the vehicle, which ended up upside down in a tree line. Aryan Joshi and Sriya Avasarala were found dead at the scene. While, Anvi Sharma, a rear passenger, later succumbed to her injuries at North Fulton Hospital.

Police are investigating the reason behind the crash, but initial data suggests that speed might have been the factor.

Avasarala was a member of the UGA Shikaari dance team, and Sharma sang with the UGA Kalakaar a cappella group, according to Instagram posts from the organisation, as reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Joshi was a senior at Alpharetta High School and a member of the school's cricket team.

The accident took place on May 14 on Westside Parkway, just north of Maxwell Road in Alpharetta, Georgia.

 

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