Aftermath of Horrific Crash at Oklahoma State University Homecoming Parade

STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA—Police have revealed the identities of the three adults killed and dozens more injured when a woman plowed her car into the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade crowd on Saturday, sending some spectators flying through the air and children's shoes strewn around the site.

The crash also killed a 2-year-old boy and hurt other children during what was supposed to be a joyful event Saturday morning in Stillwater. Police arrested the driver, 25-year-old Adacia Chambers, on a DUI charge and are awaiting blood test results to determine if she was impaired by drugs or alcohol.
 
After seeing the crash and surveying the street still strewn with lawn chairs, blankets and water bottles Saturday afternoon, Dan Whitmore said he had changed his mind about attending the homecoming game.
 
“You look at the carnage alone. (Someone) had a little baby stroller crushed up. It's disgusting,” said Whitmire, who was visiting his daughter from Dallas.
 
Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis said there was discussion about canceling the homecoming game against Kansas, but that it was played as scheduled. The victims were remembered with a moment of silence before kickoff, and most of the OSU players knelt on the sideline in prayer.
 
Early Sunday, police identified the three adults who were killed at the scene, but declined to name the 2-year-old boy who later died at a hospital and other minors who were hurt.
 
Capt. Kyle Gibbs said 23-year-old Nakita Prabhakar Nakal, a student at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond was killed in the crash, along with Bonnie Jean Stone and Marvin Lyle Stone, both 65 and of Stillwater. Another 47 people were injured in the collision, including five who remained in critical condition early Sunday, Gibbs said. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS WEBSITE

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