UPDATE: Student killed in morning crash on MSU's campus

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State University has confirmed that a fatal accident Tuesday morning has taken a life of a student.

It happened around 7:50 a.m. between a moped and a salt truck at Shaw Lane and Chestnut Road.

MSU released the following statement after the crash:
"The MSU community is grieving the loss of a student killed in a traffic crash involving an MSU salt truck early this morning. In accordance with the family’s wishes, MSU will not be releasing the student’s name.

The MSU Police Department is investigating the cause of the crash. It is an open and ongoing investigation.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the entire MSU community. For those in the campus community who may be affected by this tragedy, resources are available at the MSU Counseling & Psychiatric Services. More information can be found at https://caps.msu.edu.”

Police are investigating the accident.

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