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LSU student, 19, struck & killed while crossing street near Tigerland overnight

1 year 2 months 3 days ago Wednesday, July 17 2019 Jul 17, 2019 July 17, 2019 11:17 AM July 17, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
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BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a deadly crash crash near LSU's campus Tuesday night.

BRPD says Sarah James, 19, was struck by an SUV as she tried to cross the street in the 4400 block of Nicholson Drive around 11:39 p.m. Tuesday. She was rushed to a hospital where she later died.

An LSU spokesperson confirmed James was a student at the university. A vigil is planned for her in Destrehan, where she went to high school, at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

It's not believed the driver was impaired at the time of the crash.

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