Fatal Crash Being Investigated At Centre College

One person has died after a car crashed this morning into a building on the Centre College campus. The car hit the building that houses the Centre College offices of admission and student financial planning. The Boyle County Coroner confirms that one person inside the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Fatal Crash Being Investigated At Centre College

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One person has died after a car crashed this morning into a building on the Centre College campus. The car hit the building that houses the Centre College offices of admission and student financial planning. The Boyle County Coroner confirms that one person inside the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

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