A Bard College student from Seattle, Evelina Martin Brown, died in a hit-and-run accident in Tivoli, N.Y., late Friday night. according to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. She was 20.
Brown, known as Lina, was a 2012 graduate of Garfield High School, according to her Facebook page.
A second student, Sarah McCausland, 19, of Winnetka, Ill., also died. And a third unnamed student suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.
According to Bard’s wesbite, the students were walking along the shoulder of a road when they were hit by a car. The sheriff’s office said the driver, Carol Boeck of Red Hook, N.Y., left the scene but was later apprehended and charged with felony driving while intoxicated and vehicular manslaughter in the first degree. Boeck was arraigned and remanded to Dutchess County Jail.
Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, is near Tivoli.