2 Ohio State University Students Killed In Florida Crash


UPDATED: Sunday March 17, 2013 4:19 PM

Authorities say two Ohio women driving home from spring break have died after a traffic crash in the Florida Panhandle.

Walton County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Bill May tells the Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit.ly/WPHhJ3 ) that the women's car was full of spring break visitors returning to Ohio.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Courtney Miller of Niles, Ohio, was driving near Ebro on Saturday morning when she drifted into opposing traffic. Troopers say Miller's attempts to correct the problem caused her vehicle to rotate and cross into the path of a pickup truck driven by Kelly Porter of Stillwater, Okla.

Miller and her front passenger, Brittney Gallagher of Willoughby, Ohio,  were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers were hospitalized in critical condition.

According to OSU's The Lantern, Gallagher and Miller were Ohio State University students.

Porter was hospitalized in serious condition.

 

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