GoFundMe set up for 3 University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology students killed in crash


“Since our initial article, we have learnt the names of the students killed…Drake Brooks, Nic Nair and Gavin Short.” 

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A GoFundMe fundraiser hopes to ease the burden for the families of 3 University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology students killed in a crash Friday night. 

The GoFundMe description reads as follows: 

“Drake, Gavin, and Nic were three beloved students in the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. On Friday, April 29th, they were driving back to campus after a successful day of chasing storms when they were involved in a fatal accident. 

These boys lit up every room they walked in, how to make everyone laugh, and were the happiest people we ever knew. They made significant impacts on the lives of each and every person they ran into. Their legacies live on through each of their loving families, and we all miss them so much. We ask you to donate in support of each of the three families as they push through these tough times. Gavin, Nic, and Drake loved storm chasing and are valued members of MetCrewChasers so we set this up in their honor. 

All money will be used for travel and memorial expenses for the affected families. At the end of the fundraiser, MetCrewChasers will be withdrawing the money and splitting it evenly between each family.

If you’d like Met Crew Chasers stickers made in honor of the boys, please email us using the contact button with your full name, address/P.O. Box. For organization purposes, please add your last name, and Met Crew Sticker in the subject line. To cover printing and shipping costs, we ask for a minimum donation of $5 if you are requesting a sticker. 

We are going to miss the storm-chasing days with these three incredible men who we called our best friends. Remember to always tell your friends and family you love them, life is so precious.” 

You can donate to the families of the students via GoFundMe here.

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