In a tragic incident, three students from India died in a road accident after the vehicle they were traveling in collided with another vehicle in western Massachusetts.
Prem Kumar Reddy Goda, 27, Pavani Gullapally, 22, and Sai Narasimha Patamsetti, 22, died at the scene of the collision, the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Thursday.
Massachusetts and local police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that left three students dead and five others hospitalized.
Around 5:30 a.m., a car traveling north and a car heading south collided. The four other occupants of the vehicle, 23-year-old Manoj Reddy Donda, 22-year-old Sridhar Reddy Chinthakunta, 23-year-old Vijith Reddy Gummala and 22-year-old Hima Ishwarya Siddireddy, were taken to Berkshire Medical Center for treatment.
Law enforcement identified the occupants as international college students, six at the University of New Haven and one at Sacred Heart University.
The driver and lone occupant of the other vehicle, 46-year-old Armando Bautista-Cruz, was taken to Fairview Medical Center for treatment.
The State Police Detective Unit has notified family members and/or designees of the deceased and the Indian Consulate General, New York.
The Sheffield Police Department and the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the circumstances of the collision and are asking anyone with information to contact authorities.
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