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Lafayette student killed in New York crash

Vigil scheduled for Tuesday

EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette College is mourning the loss of one of its students. 

According to a message on the school's webpage, Amanda Miner was killed in a car crash in New York City early Thursday morning. She was back home in Brooklyn visiting family during spring break. 

Lafayette College President Alison Byerly says there will be a vigil for Miner on Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. in Colton Chapel. 

Miner was an anthropology and sociology major. 

Byerly says there are several resources available for students who need support, including the counseling center and a student-led grief group. 


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