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Vigil held Monday for two killed in Strongsville car crash

The 17-year-old female victim is listed in critical condition as of Monday night.

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Shock and sadness has been felt in the Strongsville community since a car accident early Sunday morning that claimed the lives of two former Strongsville High School students.

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A vigil was held Monday evening at the corner of Progress Drive and Alameda Drive where the crash took place. Over 200 people attended the vigil to remember the lives of 19-year-old Davion Flanagan and 20-year-old Dominic Russo.

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Flanagan played football during his time at Strongsville High. He was planning on attending school this fall in pursuit of becoming a barber.

On Sunday morning, officers were sent to the intersection of Progress Drive and Alameda Drive for a report of a crash at 6:15 a.m. Police discovered a black Toyota Camry with "severe damage" and full airbag deployment with three people trapped inside. The two adult men and one 17-year-old female were found unconscious and not breathing.

Crews from the Strongsville Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and were able to remove the trio from the car.

Police say 19-year-old Davion Flanagan and 20-year-old Dominic Russo were pronounced dead at the scene. The 17-year-old girl was taken by Life Flight to MetroHealth. She is currently listed in critical condition.

3News' Dave DeNatale contributed to this story

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