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Southern University student killed in hit and run at edge of campus; BRPD looking for multiple vehicles involved

3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago Wednesday, April 21 2021 Apr 21, 2021 April 21, 2021 11:37 AM April 21, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for multiple drivers involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Southern University student.

The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed that 18-year-old Q'Ryon Williams died Tuesday, several days after a wreck near the intersection of Scenic Highway and Harding Boulevard.

The crash happened near the entrance of the Southern University campus Saturday. Family members confirmed that Williams was enrolled at the school.

The department said it's believed Williams was struck by two different vehicles. Police believe the two vehicles are a 1992-1999 C1500 Chevrolet Truck/Suburban and a 2014-2016 Toyota Corolla. 

Southern University released a statement Wednesday afternoon:

"Southern University extends condolences to the family and loved ones of student Q'Ryon Williams, who died Tuesday as a result of being in a fatal hit-and-run vehicular crash on April 17. The Baton Rouge Police Department is in charge of this off-campus incident, which occurred near the intersection of Scenic Highway and Harding Boulevard. Police believe two vehicles were involved in the crash: a 1992-1999 C1500 Chevrolet Truck/Suburban and a 2014-2016 Toyota Corolla."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police 225-389-7819.

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