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1 Dead, Others Injured In Holy Cross College Crew Van Crash

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A 20-year-old member of the Holy Cross women's crew team has died and several of her teammates are being treated for serious injuries after their van crashed in Florida.

Vero Beach police say the van was carrying roughly 12 students from College of The Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts when the driver turned into the path of a truck Wednesday morning.

Police spokesman Darrell Rivers said officers rescued three people who were trapped in the van, noting the students suffered very serious injuries and that some had already undergone surgery.

The college said Grace Rett of Uxbridge, Massachusetts was killed in the crash. She turned 20 on Tuesday.

The school said Rett, a member of the class of 2022, had recently set a world record, rowing for 62 straight hours on an erg machine.