Jacob Champan and Tylor Graham killed in the crash, Western Connecticut State

Two college lacrosse players are murdered and one is injured in an accident in Connecticut.

In a Connecticut collision, two college lacrosse players were murdered and one teammate was injured.

Two Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse players were killed and another was badly injured Friday afternoon in an automobile accident in the Hartford region.

Students Jacob Champan, a business management major, and Tylor Graham, a management information sciences major, were killed in the crash, the school's president, Dr. John B. Clark, announced Saturday on the school's Facebook page.

Jacob Champan and Tylor Graham  killed in the crash, Western Connecticut State
Two men's lacrosse players from Western Connecticut State University were murdered Friday afternoon in a car accident that also injured a teammate.

Both males were 18 years old and from Colchester, roughly 25 miles southeast of Hartford.

Trey Massaro, a 19-year-old Dalton, Massachusetts, justice and law administration major, "suffered critical injuries but is expected to recover," according to the statement.

"We continue to be devastated by the loss of two of our bright young pupils and wish Trey a speedy recovery," the statement said.

Clark announced via the university's Facebook page on Friday evening that three students were involved in a fatal accident, but did not identify them until late Saturday morning.

According to the police accident report acquired by The Associated Press, the collision occurred when Chapman, who was driving the three, was traveling westbound on Route 354 — or Parum Road — and attempted to pass another vehicle.

Chapman's family's 2010 Nissan Altima drove off the road and slammed with a guardrail and trees, eventually coming to a stop on an embankment.

According to Clark's account, the trio also shared a dorm at the institution in Danbury, roughly 70 miles west of Colchester. Counselors have already visited with the lacrosse team and coaches and will be available to students, he emphasized.

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