President Obama announced Friday that an American was among the dead in the Malaysia Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine.
Quinn Lucas Schansman was a dual citizen of the United States and The Netherlands, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Twitter.
According to a Facebook account, Quinn Schansman studied at the International Business School at Hogeschool van Amsterdam. He was in a relationship with Floor van Dranen, whose Facebook account began to fill up with posts offering condolences. A sister, aunt and his mother live in the Netherlands, his Facebook account says.