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Thursday afternoon vigil set at USF for four killed in wrong-way crash

TAMPA — A public vigil is scheduled for Thursday afternoon to remember the four University of South Florida fraternity brothers killed by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 275.

The vigil is set to take place at 3:30 p.m. on the lawn by the MLK Plaza, in front of the Marshall Student Center. The vigil had been set for 7:30 p.m., but was moved to be earlier.

Early Sunday, according to investigators, Daniel Lee Morris, 28 of Tampa, was headed the wrong way on I-275 in a sport utility vehicle when he caused a fiery crash that killed him and four members of the Sigma Beta Rho fraternity.

Killed were Jobin Joy Kuriakose, 21, of Orlando; Ankeet Harshad Patel, 22, and Dammie Yesudhas, 21, of Melbourne; and Imtiyaz Ilias, 20, of Fort Myers.

Thursday afternoon vigil set at USF for four killed in wrong-way crash 02/12/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:52pm]
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