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2 killed and 2 hospitalized as student van crashes

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Two people were killed and two others hospitalized when a van carrying New York high school students crashed on the way to the Grand Canyon.

The group of 22 people was traveling Saturday as part of a biannual tour from Chaminade High School, an all-boys Catholic high school in Mineola, N.Y.

The rental van carrying some of the students and faculty veered off Highway 64 near Valle, rolling 1 1/2 times before coming to a rest.

Teacher and driver Lawrence Zarzycki, 38, and 16-year-old Brendan Tracey were killed. James Iovino and Kevin Pedersen, both 16, were taken to Flagstaff Hospital for observation. Seven other passengers were treated and released.