Louisiana State University sophomore hit and killed by car, officials say
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB/Gray News) - A Louisiana college community is mourning the death of a sophomore student who died after she was struck by a car.
Authorities said Louisiana State University student Madison Brooks died after being hit by a vehicle over the weekend.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said the crash took place around 3 a.m. on Jan. 15 near Burbank Drive and Pelican Lakes Parkway.
University officials said Brooks was a sophomore at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication.
The school released a statement regarding Brooks’ passing and posted a tribute to its Facebook page.
WAFB reports Brooks was a member of the LSU Alpha Phi sorority. That sorority also made a post about her death and said she was able to save lives by donating her organs.
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