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LSU fans raise more than $30K for family of Georgia couple killed in crash

4 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, September 05 2019 Sep 5, 2019 September 05, 2019 3:55 PM September 05, 2019 in News
Source: WJCL
Photo: WJCL

BATON ROUGE - A pair of Georgia Southern fans reportedly died Sunday evening while heading back home from watching LSU's season opener at Tiger Stadium.

WJCL reports Danny and Julie Hagan were driving back to their home in Effingham County, Georgia at time of the accident Sunday. Investigators said their vehicle hydroplaned on I-16 near Swainsboro and crashed into a tree in the median.

Danny Hagan was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife Julie was taken to a hospital where she died a short while later.

Reports say the two were returning from Baton Rouge after watching Georgia Southern play the Tigers Saturday night. They are survived by their three children.

LSU fans have started a GoFundMe for the family's expenses. As of Thursday evening, more than $31,000 has been raised.

If you'd like to donate, click here.

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