Madison Brooks Obituary News: LSU student dies following car-pedestrian collision on Burbank Drive.
LSU sophomore, 19-year-old Madison Brooks of Covington, has died after being struck by an oncoming vehicle on Burbank Drive early Sunday morning, authorities confirmed.
According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Brooks was standing in the middle of the road when she was struck by a vehicle. The crash happened on Burbank Drive at Pelican Lakes Parkway around 3 a.m. Sunday.
Brooks was taken to a hospital and put on life support Sunday, before she succumbed to her injuries.
LSU have now released a statement following Brooks’ passing:
“It is with great sadness that we learned that one of our students, Madison Brooks, passed away on January 15. This is a tragedy for all of us at LSU, especially Madison’s family, friends, sorority sisters, and classmates. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them as they go through this extremely difficult time and begin the grieving process.
Any of her friends and classmates who would like to speak with someone about this or needs help processing this loss can contact the Mental Health Service in the Student Health Center at 225-578-8774. The Student Health Center will be open tomorrow for the start of the spring semester.”