ND student killed on Toll Road
Authorities say tire blowout, alcohol contributed to crash
By STAN MADDUX
Article published Nov 10, 2006
Reported that University of Notre Dame student Caitlin Brann, 22, died in a motor vehicle
According to police, a rear passenger side tire on her car blew out which caused
loss of control resulting in the car going airborne and rolling over many times.
Tests revealed that Catlin's blood alcohol
level was 0.249 percent, well above Indiana's 0.08-percent legal limit for
intoxication. According to investigators, the blowout was the initial
cause but alcohol was a contributing
Senior dies in
auto accident on Indiana Toll Road
Dennis Brown Notre Dame
November 10, 2006
Notre Dame's announcement of Caitlin Brann's
"“On behalf of the entire Notre Dame community, I want to
express our shock and deep sorrow at the passing of ,” said Rev.
John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president. “We offer heartfelt condolences
to her parents, her sister and her brother. Death is never easy to contemplate.
It is harder still when the one who dies is as bright and vital and full of
promise as Caitlin was. She and her family will remain in our hearts, and in our
ND senior dies in toll
road crash; was drunk
Reported on the accident involving Caitlin Brann,
and the roll her intoxication likely had in the results.
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