Published: 28th October 2022
US: Three Indian students die in car mishap in Massachusetts
The Sheffield Police Department and the State Police Detective Unit are investigating the circumstances of the collision
Three students from India died in a car accident in Sheffield town of the US state of Massachusetts, the Berkshire District Attorney's Office said. State and local police are still investigating the two motor vehicle collisions that killed three and hospitalised five people on the morning of Tuesday, October 25.
The crash occurred at approximately 5:30 am, a Toyota Sienna and a Chevrolet Silverado collided on Route 7 near Pike Road in Berkshire county, as stated in a report by ANI. Three occupants of the car, 27-year-old Prem Kumar Reddy Goda, 22-year-old Pavani Gullapally and 22-year-old Sai Narasimha Patamsetti, died on the scene. "The State Police Detective Unit notified family members and/or designees of the decedents and the Consulate General of India, New York," the District Attorney's Office said in a statement, as per ANI.
"Law Enforcement identified the occupants of the Sienna as international college students, six studying at the University of New Haven and one at Sacred Heart University. The operator of the Silverado lives in Sheffield," the statement added, as per ANI. The Sheffield Police Department and the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney's Office are investigating the circumstances of the collision.