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City couple dies in US car crash

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 26, 2020, 4:55 am IST
Updated Feb 26, 2020, 4:55 am IST
Car in mishap with pickup driven by minor.
Raja Gavini and Divya Avula
 Raja Gavini and Divya Avula

Hyderabad: A couple from Hyderabad, Divya Avula, 34, and her husband Raja Gavini, 41, were among three persons who were killed in Frisco of Texas state in the US in a car accident on late on Sunday. A third person, identified as Premnath Ramanatham, 42, was also killed in the accident.

The couple leaves behind an eight-year-old daughter. The family is from Gandhinagar of Musheerabad in the city.

 

An inconsolable Akula Gautam Buddha, father of Divya, told some mediapersons on Tuesday here that his daughter and son-in-law were travelling in their car, accompanied by their friend, after they dropped the eight-year-old at a dance class when the accident occurred.

A report in Frisco Entreprise, a local media outlet that quoted the local police, said the crash involving the car and a pickup truck, occurred at approximately 6.40 pm Sunday local time.

The initial investigation, the report said citing a Frisco Police press release, “showed that a black Ford F-150 was travelling northbound on FM 423 road and struck a black Acura that was attempting to make a turn from southbound FM 423 to eastbound Del Webb.”

The Frisco Enterprise reported that according to witnesses on scene, the northbound FM 423 traffic had a green signal light, and southbound left-turn traffic had a flashing yellow arrow at the time of the crash.

The driver and two passengers of the Acura were pronounced dead at the scene. The juvenile driver of the Ford was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, the report said.  The identity of the juvenile truck driver was not released by the police.

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