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3 Arizona students returning from car event killed in crash

Posted at 12:43 PM, Feb 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-23 19:32:24-05

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say three Arizona high school students enrolled in an automotive technology program have been killed in a crash while returning from a professional drag racing event near Phoenix.

Eastern Arizona College officials say the students were enrolled in an joint education program and considered part-time college students.

Authorities say two 16-year-old boys and a 17-year-old boy were ejected and killed when a college van went off a rural highway and rolled?Friday night.

The driver and five other students suffered injuries that weren't life-threatening.

The group was returning from a National Hot Rod Association event in a Phoenix suburb.