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Western Indiana Car Crash Kills 2 High School Students

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) _ Students at a western Indiana high school are mourning the deaths of two classmates who were fatally injured in a car crash that also left a third student hospitalized.

The Tribune-Star reports ( ) that the Marion County coroner's office says 18-year-old Gerry Jones died early Friday at an Indianapolis hospital from injuries he suffered in Tuesday night's crash. The car's driver, 18-year-old Andrea Miller, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Terre Haute.

Eighteen-year-old Garrett Smith was injured in the crash and was listed in good condition at an Indianapolis hospital. <br />
All three are students at Terre Haute South Vigo High School.

Police say their car left a roadway, struck a tree, dropped down an embankment and then became submerged in a creek.

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