Vigil planned to remember LSU student hit by vehicle; community reacts to her death
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU community is reacting to the tragic death of a sophomore student.
Officials confirmed that Madison Brooks died after being hit by a vehicle in the roadway on the morning of Sunday, Jan. 15.
The crash happened around 3 a.m. on Burbank Drive near Pelican Lakes Parkway, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.
University officials said Brooks was a sophomore at the Manship School of Mass Communication.
LSU Panhellenic has announced a candlelight vigil that is planned to honor and remember Brooks.
LSU released the below statement about Brooks’ passing:
The LSU Manship School of Mass Communication also posted a tribute to its facebook page:
Brooks was a member of the LSU Alpha Phi sorority. The sorority made the below post to social media and said that she was able to save lives by donating her organs:
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