Promising Fels student dies in crash

A Fels High School student was killed Tuesday afternoon, just weeks before her graduation and college career.

Madina Sem, 18, got off the bus at 2nd and Olney streets around 4 p.m. Tuesday. As she turned the corner nearing her house, Sem was struck by an out of control vehicle that had been hit by another.

One of Sem’s seven sisters rushed to her side, and Sem was rushed to Einstein Medical Center. She was died later that night. Both motorists were treated for minor injuries. No charges have been issued yet.

Sem had just finished an intensive senior project for her art class, and was to attend college in the Fall.

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