Published: Jan 31, 2011 4:55 AM EST
Updated: Jan 31, 2011 12:46 AM EST

ESTERO, Fla. - Hundreds of students showed for a candlelight vigil to mourn the loss of a junior killed during a car crash near Tampa.

Carisa Herald, 20, died in a car accident outside her hometown of Tampa.  She was a junior at FCGU.
     
Herald was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority on campus, and was studying Criminal Justice.

Her picture was surrounded by candles and her friends during a ceremony Sunday night.

Friends say she was on her way home for this weekend's Gasparilla parade.

Herald was a passenger in the car driven by her boyfriend - who sustained only minor injuries from the crash.