Classmates mourn five car deaths

1st December 2000 at 00:00
A SCHOOL remained closed today to allow pupils to mourn the loss of five pupils who were killed in a car crash as they prepared to celebrate an 18th birthday.

The A-level students at King Edward V1 College in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, died after their vehile collided with a van on the outskirts of the town last week. At a press conference on Monday, the boys' headteacher, Keith Butterworth, said the school would be a "poorer place" without them and that everyone at the 820-pupil college was stunned.

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