• Two more victims identified in I-75 pileup crash; 11 confirmed dead


    GAINESVILLE,None - Authorities released details of the early Sunday wreck along the northbound lanes of I-75 that killed a Virginia man and five members of a church group from suburban Atlanta.

    The highway patrol says 26-year-old Jason Lee Raikes of Richmond, Va., was killed in the 4 a.m. crash. They say Edson Carmo, 38; Roselia DeSilva, 41; Jose Carmo Jr., 43; Adrianna Carmo, 39; and Leticia Carmo, 17, all of Kennesaw, Ga., were killed.

    Authorities have also identified the seventh and eighth victims of the crash.

    Christie Nguyen, a 27-year dance troupe member and student from Gainesville was  killed in the deadly traffic pileup.

    Officials at Santa Fe College said Tuesday that she was a member of the Dance Theatre of Santa Fe and also took classes at the school. She also attended the University of Florida and was the mother of a young son.

    An eighth victim has also been identified. Vontavia Kiara Robinson, 22, of Williston, Fla., was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix.

    Three bodies inside a Dodge pickup truck still haven't been identified.

    In all, 11 people were killed in two pileups after the authorities reopened the highway that had been closed after a serious wreck.

    A dozen cars, six tractor-trailers and a motorhome collided early Sunday shortly after authorities reopened I-75.

    It had been closed for more than three hours because of poor visibility from fog and smoke from a fire.

    It will be a long time before the cost of the crash is determined, but the early damage estimate for the 16 vehicles stands at $195,000, officials said.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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