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Family of 4 killed in car crash on trip to Sedona

Parents from India visiting their children in Arizona died along with their two sons in a fiery car crash, reports the American Kahani.

The accident involved a semi-truck and happened over the weekend near Sedona. The victims have been identified as Gnanappan Nagarajan, 53, and Vijaya Lakshmi-Gopal, 45, along with their sons Athish Nagarajan, 24, and Dhinesh Nagarajan,23.

Authorities believe the four had been on a family outing.

Athish worked as a global supply manager at a car dealership and had been promoted quickly in the company, according to 12 News. One friend described him as genuine positive and talented. Dhinesh was a singer, musician and resident assistant at Arizona State University.

“My memories are so special with him,” said Lily Rich. “My freshman year at ASU would not have been as amazing if I hadn’t met him.”

“He was very talented, a genuine soul,” said Quinne Talbot who remembers Dhinesh helped her with her homework and was always someone she could talk to.

The Quint reports the parents are from Tamil Nadu.

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