High School Student Killed in Prom Night Crash

A Fall River, Massachusetts, high school student was killed in a crash on the night of her senior prom.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office confirms 18-year-old Hannah Raposo, a senior at Durfee High School, was killed in a single-car crash Friday on Route 24 in Fall River.

Raposo was driving a Ford Explorer southbound about three miles from I-495 when it flipped repeatedly around 6 p.m. She was ejected from the vehicle.

The victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

An 18-year-old male, also from Fall River, was in the SUV. The DA's office says he was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

Students tell necn an announcement notified them around the time the prom began.

The prom went on as scheduled. But students say another senior died from cancer this year, and that the losses have hit the class hard.

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