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These Are The Victims of the Upstate NY Limousine Crash

Twenty people were killed in a limousine crash in upstate New York over the weekend.

Among them were four sisters and their husbands and several friends and family members.

Below are images of the victims who have been identified and whose photos have been verified by NBC News so far:

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Allison King, Abigail Jackson, Amy Steenburg and Mary Dyson -- all sisters -- pictured at Steenburg's wedding. All four were killed in the limousine crash.
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The limousine that crashed Saturday was headed to a brewery in Cooperstown, New York, to celebrate Amy Steenburg's 30th birthday. Amy and Axel had been married in June and traveled extensively in recent months, according to their Facebook pages. Amy, a nurse, was one of the four sisters killed the crash. The couple lived in Amsterdam with their dog. In her final Facebook post, Amy wrote that loved her husband "more than words can say." "You are such an amazing man and entertain all my crazy ideas," she wrote. "Even when I move a couch just to move it back to the original place.
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Axel Steenburg with his wife, Amy, who was also killed. The couple lived in Amsterdam with their dog. In her final Facebook post, Amy wrote that loved her husband "more than words can say."
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Rich Steenburg (right) died along with his brother, Axel. Rich worked for GlobalFoundries, a semiconductor and manufacturing company. The New York Times reported that he was survived by a 10-year-old daughter and 14-year-old stepson. "The entire GF community is extremely saddened by this incident and we are working closely with the families to provide comprehensive support," Laura Kelly, the company's vice president of global communications, said in a statement.
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Erin McGowan with her husband Shane, who was also killed in the crash. Erin, 34, and Shane, 30, were married in June in upstate New York. Erin McGowan worked as an administrative assistant at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam.She had been thinking of going back to school to become a billing administrator, said her aunt, Valerie Abeling.n

"They had everything going for them," Abeling said. "She was a beautiful, sweet soul. He was, too. They were very sweet."

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"They were two very young, beautiful people," said Abeling. "Everybody involved, it was horrific thing. Our lives have been changed forever."

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"You're always hoping you find the love of your life, it's what you hope and wish and dream for, and they found each other," Erin McGowan's uncle Anthony Vertucci told the Times Union. "They had big plans."

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Shane McGowan with his wife Erin, who was also killed in the crash. Erin, 34, and Shane, 30, were married in June in upstate New York. Erin McGowan worked as an administrative assistant at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam. She had been thinking of going back to school to become a billing administrator, said her aunt, Valerie Abeling.n

"They had everything going for them," Abeling said. "She was a beautiful, sweet soul. He was, too. They were very sweet."

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"They were two very young, beautiful people," said Abeling. "Everybody involved, it was horrific thing. Our lives have been changed forever."

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"You're always hoping you find the love of your life, it's what you hope and wish and dream for, and they found each other," Erin McGowan's uncle Anthony Vertucci told the Times Union. "They had big plans."

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Amanda Halse, with her boyfriend Patrick Cushing, who was also killed in the crash. Halse, 26, a waitress in Watervliet, was in the limousine with Cushing, her boyfriend. Halse's sister, Karina, who visited the crash site Monday, said Cushing and Halse were like "two peas in a pod."n

"My sister was a very strong and independent person," Karina Halse said. "She didn't like it when other people did things for her. She would be the one to initiate things."

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"I feel like my heart is sunken. It's in a place where I've never felt this type of pain before," Karina Halse said. The sisters had been texting on Saturday as Amanda Halse got into the limo to head to the birthday party. Before Amanda Halse received her sister's reply, she died in the crash.

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Photos from Facebook show Patrick Cushing, who died in the crash alongside girlfriend Amanda Halse. Halse, 26, a waitress in Watervliet, was in the limousine with Cushing, her boyfriend, who worked in the technology office of New York's Senate. Senate Leader John Flanagan described Cushing Monday as an "extraordinary" employee and "wonderful young man."n

Known as "Cush," Cushing also played for Team USA Dodgeball. "Cushing's unconditional kindness and ability to make friends of his fiercest competitors made him the consummate sportsman all dodgeballers strive to be," his team wrote in a Facebook post.

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Matthew Coons, of Johnstown, was a weightlifting aficionado described by relatives as a gentleman with a dry wit. "He had a huge heart, a golden heart," said his aunt, Suzanne Douglass. "He made you laugh so hard until you cried." Coons lived with Devonne, his girlfriend, and a sister who has two daughters, his nieces.n

"He will be sorely missed by his sister and her children," Douglass said. "He made their life very joyful with his very sweet disposition. He also financially supported the household and was also a father figure to his much younger brother."

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Savannah Devonne with her boyfriend, Matthew Coons, who was also killed in the crash.
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Amanda Rivenburg was close to her parents and remembered by friends and coworkers for her sense of humor. She worked for seven years for Living Resources, a New York nonprofit that works with people who have disabilities, serving as assistant director of the organization's day community opportunities program.n

nHer colleagues came together at work on Monday to share stories about Rivenburg, a gathering that led to both tears and laughter.

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"Amanda was loved by all of her coworkers," said Steve Klein, associate executive director of program services at the company. "She was passionate about her work and everyone relied on her for guidance."

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Brian Hough, a 46-year-old assistant professor of geology at the State University of New York. Hough and his father-in-law were the two pedestrians killed in the crash, according Facebook posts by relatives and media reports. SUNY Oswego officials said Monday that Hough died in an accident Saturday but didn't say how he died. The college's statement said he arrived on campus in 2016 as a visiting professor. SUNY Oswego President Deborah Stanley called Hough "a dedicated faculty member who inspired his students to learn and understand at a deep level, and whose contributions were often sought by his colleagues." Hough's mother, Artra Hough, told the New York Post that his father-in-law, James Schnurr, 71, was also killed. Police have said two people standing in a store parking lot were among the victims. Hough is survived by his wife and their 8-year-old son, said Arta Hough, who lost a son to cancer four years ago. She described Brian as a "great father, great son." "He loved teaching, he loved working with students," she said.
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