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Marathon Bombing Survivor And Northeastern Classmate Killed In Dubai Car Crash03:06

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Boston Marathon bombing survivor Victoria McGrath and her friend and Northeastern University roommate, Priscilla Perez Torrez, were killed Sunday in a car accident in Dubai.

McGrath was from Weston, Connecticut. Torrez was from Puerto Rico. They were both set to graduate in the spring.

In November of 2013, McGrath sat down for an interview as part of a Boston Marathon bombing oral history collaboration between WBUR and Northeastern.

WBUR's Bob Oakes has this report for Morning Edition.

This segment aired on March 8, 2016.


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Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.


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