Rose-Hulman announces death of freshman student in off-campus accident

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology announced the death of a freshman student on their social media Monday afternoon.

The university said on Facebook freshman Erin Canning died Sunday evening as a result of injuries sustained in an off-campus accident that occurred Saturday, Sept. 18.

“Rose-Hulman athletics extends our sincerest condolences during this incredibly difficult time to Erin’s family, friends, the entire women’s soccer team, and all who knew her,” the university said on its website.

According to the RHIT Athletics website, Canning was listed as a goalkeeper on the university’s soccer team. Her hometown is listed as Pittsburgh, Pa. She was an engineering design major.

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