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One year later: Oklahoma State to honor first responders during homecoming parade

OSU Homecoming tragedy (Photos: David Bitton/Stillwater News Press)

STILLWATER, Okla. – It’s been almost a year since the deadly crash during Oklahoma State’s homecoming parade claimed the lives of four people and injured dozens of others.

Authorities said 25-year-old Adacia Chambers drove her car into an unmanned police motorcycle before plowing straight into the crowd of onlookers during Oklahoma State’s homecoming parade on Oct. 24.

In all, authorities said four people were killed and 46 others were injured in the crash.

Officials said 2-year-old Nash Lucas, 23-year-old Nikita Nakal, 65-year-old Dr. Marvin and Bonnie Stone were all killed in the crash.

One year later, Oklahoma State University is honoring the first responders that helped the injured during that fateful crash.

The university announced that representatives from nine organizations including the National Guard, the Stillwater Police Department, Stillwater Medical Center and the Stillwater Fire Department will lead this year’s parade.

The ‘Sea of Orange’ Homecoming Parade will be held on Oct. 29.

The first responders will also be recognized during the game’s halftime.