The Latest: Student still critical after crash killed 4

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Posted: May 03, 2016 12:28 PM

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the crash that killed four University of Georgia students and injured two other people (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

A sheriff says he met with a University of Georgia student who survived a crash that killed four of her friends, and that she remains in critical condition.

Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said on his department's official Facebook page that he met with Agnes Kim's family Monday night at Athens Regional Medical Center.

Four other students who were passengers in a car driven by Kim were killed in the crash. It happened April 27 on a highway in Oconee County, a few miles south of the Athens campus.

Berry said in a separate Facebook post on Tuesday that the driver of the other car, Abby Short, is recovering from her injuries at home with her family and co-workers.

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6:45 a.m.

The University of Georgia will hold a candlelight service to remember four students killed in a car crash and several other members of the university community who've died in the past year.

The service planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday is an annual event to honor university and employees who passed away.

It holds special significance this year, coming shortly after the April 27 car crash that took the lives of four students and left one other critically injured.

On Tuesday, names of the more than two dozen students, faculty and staff members who have died will be read aloud on the steps of the chapel, following by the toll of the chapel bell and the lighting of a candle as each name is read.