Five Telugu People Died In Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City: Five Indian youth are dead after a deadly accident at the junction of I-35 and I-40 in Oklahoma City. Around 1 a.m. on August 10th, 2012.

Police say a car driving eastbound on Interstate 40 was exiting to the I-35 onramp when it hit a big rig on the ramp. The car slid underneath the semi, went down an embankment and burst into flames. All five people in the car were ejected and killed at the scene. Police say none of them were wearing seatbelts.

According to their friends; Jaswanth Reddy Subbayyagari, Phanindra Gade, Anurag Anthati, Srinivas Ravi and Venkat were the people killed in the accident. All of these people are from Hyderabad. Among these people, only Venkat is married. All of them are software professionals.

TANA President, Prasad Thotakura, EVP, Mohan Nannapaneni, Foundation Trustee, Srinivas Jarugula, TEAM Square committee chair Anjaiah Chowdary Lavu are closely working with the families and friends of deceased. TEAM Square volunteers Srikanth Rava, Rajasekhar Bheemireddy and Ravi Mallapuram are helping TANA TEAM Square in making arrangements to send the deceased to India.

Prasad Thotakura, TANA President spoke with the Oklahoma City’s medical examiner, Funeral Home in Dallas, and the Consul General on India (Houston) office and making all the needed arrangements to send the bodies to India from Dallas, TX.

TANA expresses deepest condolences to the families and friends of these young people.

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