State College police reported that a young woman, aged 25, who was a student at Penn State and originally from Sweden, passed away after being hit by a driver on Tuesday evening.
As per the news release, Lovisa Arnesson-Cronhamre was out for a jog on the south sidewalk along the 200 block of East Park Avenue around 8 p.m. During this time, a 20-year-old driver, identified as an international student, was heading westbound when he suddenly veered into the opposite lane, went off the road and collided with Arnesson-Cronhamre.
After the accident, Arnesson-Cronhamre, a doctoral candidate specializing in architectural engineering, was immediately transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center. However, due to the severity of her injuries sustained in the crash, she was transferred to UPMC-Altoona, where she ultimately passed away. It was a tragic loss for all who knew her.
In a statement, Wyatt DuBois, Penn State spokesperson, expressed deep condolences to the family and loved ones of Lovisa Arnesson-Cronhamre, whose untimely loss has caused immense grief. He further added that Penn State Student Affairs has been in contact with her family and friends to extend support during this difficult time.
According to the police, it is believed that neither drugs nor alcohol played a role in the crash. The State College Police Department is currently conducting an investigation regarding a crash incident.
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