Telangana's Sowmya Guntipalli Dies in Fatal Florida Crash

Written on 05/29/2024
Asia91 Team


FLORIDA - In a heartbreaking incident, 25-year-old Indian student Guntipalli Sowmya from Telangana lost her life in a road accident in Florida. The recent graduate from Florida Atlantic University was struck by a speeding car while crossing the road on May 26.


In a tragic turn of events, 25-year-old Guntipalli Sowmya, an Indian student from Yadagaripalle village in Telangana, was fatally hit by a speeding car in Florida on May 26. A recent graduate from Florida Atlantic University, Sowmya had just completed her master’s degree and was looking forward to supporting her family financially and repaying her student loans.


Sowmya’s friends have started a fundraiser to help her family during this difficult time.


The GoFundMe page reads, “Sowmya recently graduated with a Master’s degree, full of hope and ambition. Tragically, her promising future was cut short when she was struck by a speeding car.”


Sowmya had spent two years in the US pursuing her master’s degree. Her parents, Koteshwara Rao and Balamani, were devastated by the news. Her father, a former CRPF personnel who now runs a general store, recounted her recent 25th birthday celebration and expressed deep sorrow over her untimely demise.


The family has appealed to the government for assistance in repatriating her body to Telangana.



  • Tragic Accident: Guntipalli Sowmya, 25, was killed by a speeding car in Florida.
  • Background: Recent graduate from Florida Atlantic University, originally from Telangana.
  • Family Devastation: Parents Koteshwara Rao and Balamani are seeking government assistance for repatriation.
  • Fundraiser: Friends have launched a GoFundMe campaign to support her family and cover outstanding student loans.


The sudden and tragic loss of Guntipalli Sowmya has left her family and friends in deep grief. Her promising future was abruptly halted, leaving behind a legacy of unfulfilled dreams and aspirations. The Indian and Desi South Asian community is rallying to support her family during this challenging time. Contributions to the fundraiser will help ease the financial burden and honor Sowmya’s memory.