Update: 2 FAMU students die in car crash

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Posted at 5:30 PM, Jan 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-07 13:29:12-05


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A spokesperson from Florida A&M University says two students died in a car crash Friday.

Statement from FAMU: 

"Florida A&M University (FAMU) is mourning the loss of two students, Aniya Brown, 20, of Bensenville, Illinois and 19-year-old Alfred Motlow III, of Memphis, Tennessee.  The students were among three people, who were killed Friday night, during a car accident in Shelby County, Tennessee. Both students were sophomores majoring in engineering.

University officials would like to extend heartfelt condolences to their families and friends and offer support to relatives and the FAMU community through the FAMU Office of Counseling Services."


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A fraternity at Florida A&M University says one of their members died in a car crash Saturday morning.

A post on the Upsilon Psi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Facebook page says: "The brothers of the Mighty Melodic Bloody Up Upsilon Psi Chapter would like to send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our beloved chapter brother Alfred Lillard Motlow III. Brother Motlow III tragically passed away this morning in a fatal car accident. We ask that you keep his family and friends in your prayers."

We've reached out to FAMU for more information & are still waiting to hear back.

Social media posts from other FAMU students indicate that two students may have died in the crash. WTXL is working to confirm this.

Stick with WTXL as we work to find out more on this developing story.