'Drunk' driver, 21, kills two high school students and seriously injures another while they were on their way to spring break after she crossed over the median and hit them head on

Mail Online | 3/27/2018 | Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com
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Two high school students were killed in a car crash Sunday morning when their vehicle was struck by an alleged drunk driver.

Tyler Nielson, Justin Gardner and Dawson Fay were on their way to Pismo Beach for spring break when Sabrina Distura, 21, allegedly crossed over the center median and hit their car head-on.

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Nielson died at the scene and Gardner was rushed to the Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, where he died a short time later, according to The Sacramento Bee.

Fay, who was in the car with Gardner and Nielson, suffered a broken hip and other injuries, but he's expected to recover.

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Nielson was a senior and Gardner was a sophomore at Nevada Union High School. Fay is a junior at the school as well. Nielson was just months away from graduation.

Principal Kelly Rhoden sent an email to parents, students and staff notifying them of the tragedy.

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'This is a huge loss to our Miner family. Let us all keep the families in our hearts and thoughts as they deal with this horrific loss. My deepest sympathy goes out to all of you,' she said in the email.

Rhoden also said a support group of counselors has been put together to help faculty and students deal with the losses.

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'We do have staff on hand to open the Ali gym and our Crisis Team made up of school counselors and community counselors will be on site for our students, staff, and school community that need help in processing this tragedy,' Rhoden said.

Nielson, Gardner and Fay were teammates on Nevada Union's varsity...
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