Update: Female U of A student dies from injuries after being hit by car at crosswalk

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Update: 

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) – (2-4, 6:30 p.m.) The 18-year-old female University of Arkansas student who was hit by a car when crossing a crosswalk has died.

Washington Regional issued a news release stating the following:

The family of the 18-year-old University of Arkansas student who was injured in an accident on campus on Saturday, February 2 has asked Washington Regional to inform the media that she has died from her injuries. The family will issue no other comments at this time and asks that the public respect their privacy.

A 17-year-old female was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and use of a handheld device while driving.

The cousin of the victim released a statement to KNWA News stating, “She is still not awake. This is the worst thing our family has ever gone through. We are praying for a miracle.

Original story:

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A University of Arkansas student is in serious condition after being hit by a car while crossing a crosswalk.

According to the University of Arkansas Police, the driver was given two citations: failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and use of a handheld device while driving, according to Crain.

The accident took place on February 2nd at Garland Avenue between the Garland Parking Garage and a set of dorms, Crain said. 

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