2nd wrong-way crash has USF student reliving loss of fraternity - WFLA News Channel 8

2nd wrong-way crash has USF student reliving loss of fraternity brothers

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Friday morning's deadly wrong-way, head-on crash on Interstate 275 in Tampa is bringing back a lot of memories for some University of South Florida students. Friday morning's deadly wrong-way, head-on crash on Interstate 275 in Tampa is bringing back a lot of memories for some University of South Florida students.
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Friday morning's deadly wrong-way, head-on crash on Interstate 275 in Tampa is bringing back a lot of memories for some University of South Florida students.

Nabil Tahan is member of Sigma Beta Rho at USF. His four fraternity members lost their lives two weeks ago when a driver heading the wrong way on I-275 crashed head-on into their vehicle.

"For this to happen again in the same vicinity what are the chances of that happening it is really surprising,"said Tahan.

Tahan's surviving fraternity members are still coping with the tragedy on I-275.

"It was such a dramatic event that it kind of stays with you it lingers for a little bit," added Tahan.

And now, they're re-living the loss of their four frat brothers all over again.

"There is not a lot you can do when somebody takes that action, whether it is intentional or not, there is a not a whole lot you can do past that point," said Tahan.

Members of the USF community have tried to get past that point, holding a candlelight vigil after the tragic crash just a couple of weeks.

But, that loss is still very fresh in their minds..

"I just want to remind my brothers and family and friends who were really affected just to really stay strong, and I know seeing this will bring back those memories again and you will be in pain."

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