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Turnpike Crash Leaves Rutgers Student Dead and Another Injured

NEWARK, NJ–A tragic auto accident on the night of Friday, March 21 on the New Jersey Turnpike left one Rutgers student dead and another injured.

Santa Pumpura, a 21-year-old student studying finance at the Rutgers Business School, was killed in the accident.

According to police, the students were struck by a 2011 Dodge Caravan that swerved into the shoulder while they were inspecting their own flat tire on the side of the road.