Ohio crash kills three teenagers
CINCINNATI A car carrying five teenagers went airborne as it sped over railroad tracks in northeast Ohio early Sunday and crashed, killing the 18-year-old driver hours before his high school graduation and two of his passengers, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.
The other two passengers, one of them also an impending graduate, were hospitalized.
Less than 13 hours after the crash, Brunswick High School students left empty seats covered with flowers at their graduation ceremony to remember driver Jeffrey Chaya and Kevin Fox, who was critically injured.
Chaya and two passengers, 17-year-old Blake Bartchak and 16-year-old Lexi Poerner, were killed, the patrol said.
150 die in Nigerian passenger-plane crash
LAGOS, Nigeria A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigerias largest city on Sunday, killing all passengers and crew aboard, an emergency official said. Several charred corpses could be seen in the rubble of a building damaged by the crash, as firefighters searched for survivors and pulled a dead body from the wreckage.
Nigerias Civil Aviation Authority Harold Demuren said that all aboard Sundays Dana Air flight had died. He did not say how many were on the flight.
The Lagos state government said in a statement that 153 people were on the flight going from Abuja to Lagos.