WKU Student Dies After Collapsing In Dorm

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A freshman at Western Kentucky University has died after collapsing at a residence hall.

The university said in a statement Tuesday that 18-year-old Laura Chaney of Florence died Monday morning at the Medical Center after collapsing at Gilbert Hall.

She was a communications studies major and a member of Sigma Kappa sorority.

There is a memorial planned at Downing University Center on Wednesday morning.

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