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Two first-year students at Dallas Baptist University were tragically killed in a car crash early Sunday morning, school officials announced.
In a statement on its website, DBU identified the two students who lost their lives in the crash as Kaitlyn Kotzman and Karina de la Rosa.
Three other students were also involved in the accident and are currently recovering after sustaining non-life-threatening injuries, according to DBU.
“We are devastated by this horrible loss of life,” university president Dr. Adam C. Wright said in a statement. “We are praying for the families of all those involved as they process through this tragedy.”
The Dallas Police Department tells PEOPLE the two-car crash unfolded on Mountain Creek Parkway, just east of the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
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