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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida family is mourning the loss of their daughter.

Eighteen-year-old University of Florida student Sophia Lambert, who is from Miami, died Saturday night after being hit by a car in Gainesville.

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Police say when two cars collided, one hit a pole and then slammed into five UF students. All five and the driver were rushed to the hospital.

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Three of the students only suffered minor injuries. The other had to undergo surgery but is expected to recover.

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