Teachers and students are mourning the passing of one of their own, A University of Massachusetts business major student. UMass officials say Eleana Lucore was a business major at the university. who died after being struck by a car on Massachusetts Avenue Tuesday night, according to the Northwestern district attorney’s office:

Elena Lucore, a 19-year-old freshman from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, is identified as the victim of the accident, which occurred across from the former Robsham Visitors Center at about 9:15 p.m.


The driver of the car, a 21-year-old UMass Amherst student, told police he was going home from the library at the time of the crash. Authorities said it was raining at the time of the crash. The driver of the car has not been released.

I looked online to see if anyone had the data on how many accidents, including pedestrians, were involved in that area, sadly I could not find anything.

Looks like I am not the only one not able to find this information, as some media news were saying the same thing, that they could not find info on accidents either.

Caitlyn Fair another student at UMASS started a petition and they need to get 500 signatures. Here is a link to the petition:
Make UMass Amherst protect pedestrians.

Caitlyn Fair and some other students know the weather was a factor (it was raining), but that the area where this accident occurred is usually very dangerous.

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