Staunton River HS Students Honor Classmates Killed in Bedford Co. Crash

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Bedford Co., VA - Classmates of the two teens killed in a car accident in Bedford Co. Wednesday have created a Facebook page in their honor.

Staunton River High School students Jacob Baird, 17, and Katie Thurston, 16, died in a crash on the way to Wednesday morning on Route 24 in Goodview.

State police say it appears the car the teens were riding in pulled out in front of a truck at Mason's Lane.

Thursday morning, Staunton River students showed up to school wearing black and gold in honor of Jacob and Katie.

Classmates are also planning a vigil for Friday morning.

Funeral arrangements for both are in the works, and we will bring you that information as soon as we get it.

Two other teenagers in the car were injured. At last check Shawn Hall, 19, of Vinton is listed in fair condition while Gradon Graybill, 18, of Blue Ridge, is listed in good condition.