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GSP Release Preliminary Oconee Crash Report

The Georgia State Patrol has told Grady NewSource reporters that it takes 3-5 days for a full report to be released, but the GSP has released the preliminary report for the Oconee Crash that took four UGA students’ lives on Wednesday night. The driver of vehicle #1 was Agnes Kim, 21. The driver of vehicle #2, was Abby Short, 27. The report says the action of the driver of vehicle #1 was “over-correcting/over-steering”. It states that “Vehicle #1 was traveling north on Georgia 15. Vehicle #2 was traveling south on…

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Mourning and Remembering – Student Deaths

A crowd estimated at more than a thousand people… including students, staff and faculty… gathered at the Tate Student Center Thursday night to remember and honor the four students killed in a car accident.  University president Jere Morehead called the tragedy “devastating.” Two of the girls’ brothers spoke at the ceremony, along with her sorority sisters and hall mates in what were some very emotional moments.  And it is for that reason we want to share the report that follows.   Grady Newsource provided extensive coverage of the gathering along…

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Grady Newsource Profiles: Andy Plemmons

Athens, GA- After talking to Barrow Elementary Media Specialists Andy Plemmons for just a few minutes, only one person comes to mind that makes education fun to students…Miss Frizzle. No, he is not hopping on a magic school bus and taking trips throughout the universe. However, he is extending the imaginations of students through technology. Follow this Barrow Elementary librarian for a day and see why Movers and Shakers named his community builder of the year. Reporter Jazmine Calhoun

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UPDATE: UGA Identities Announced

The four University of Georgia students who lost their lives in a Wednesday night crash have been identified. They were: Kayla Canedo (19), Alpharetta Brittany Feldman (20), Alpharetta Halle Scott (19), Dunwoody Christina Semeria (19), Milton  Georgia State Patrol has said that Semeria was not wearing a seatbelt. Agnes Kim the driver (21), from Snellville is still hospitalized at Athens Regional Medical Center. The driver of the other car, a Chevrolet Cobalt has been identified as Abby Short (27) from Demorest. She was transported to Athens Regional last night and…

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Driver in fatal Oconee County car wreck released from hospital

UPDATE– The other involved driver in last night’s car wreck has been released from Athens Regional as of this morning. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the deaths of four University of Georgia students last night. One student is currently at the Athens Regional Medical Center. The wreck was near the 3900 block of Greensboro Highway just after 9 p.m. They also say the tag on one of the vehicles is out of Gwinnett County. The Oconee Sheriff, Scott Berry, confirms that all five people in the car are University of…

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