Eight of the nine people killed in a fiery Texas crash between their van and a wrong-way Ford F150 driver have been named by officials investigating the tragedy , Your Content has learned.
Texas Department of Public Safety said 17-person bus hit the Ford F-150 head-on.
University of Southwest president said golf teams’ head coach Tyler James was driving the bus carrying eight students.
Laci Stone, a freshman at University of the Southwest, was identified by her mother as one of the fatalities.
Also killed in the crash was junior Karisa Raines, Tiago Sousa, Jackson Zinn, Travis Garcia and Mauricio Sanchez; freshman Dayton Price was critically injured.
Henrich Siemens, 38, of Seminole, who was driving the truck and an unidentified 13-year-old boy were also killed.
Two students survived and were airlifted to a hospital.
Department Sgt. Steven Blanco said the crash occurred at around 8:17 p.m.
The university confirmed the crash in a post of Facebook shortly after midnight,‘according to CBS News.