- Hughes, 21, of Conway, S.C., was a senior majoring in special education at Winthrop.
- Hughes was an active member of the Winthrop Quidditch Team.
- Students Christian McBee and Caitlin Livingston were also injured in the accident.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Student Killed in Weekend Car Accident" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 135.