Traffic Signal on LSU's Campus

An LSU student is dead after being struck by a vehicle near Tigerland Tuesday night. 

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 19-year-old Sarah James of Montz, Louisiana, was hit by a 2001 GMC Yukon while crossing Nicholson Drive around 11:39 p.m. 

Baton Rouge Police spokesman L'Jean McKneely Jr. said James died at the hospital later that night. 

An LSU sophomore, James was studying biological engineering and was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. 

At least 41 pedestrians have been hit by cars on LSU's campus over the past five years, according to a 2018 report by Tiger TV: http://www.lsureveille.com/news/forty-one-pedestrians-hit-at-lsu-in-last-five-years/article_1365c7a0-f28d-11e8-a52b-031602192037.html

It is unknown how many people have been hit by vehicles in the areas surrounding LSU.