Washington & Lee student Kelsey Durkin killed, 9 others injured in car crash in Virginia.

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Monday, December 2, 2013

A 21-year-old New Canaan woman was killed in a crash in Virginia early this morning.

Washington & Lee University says a traffic accident has killed one student and injured nine others.

Washington & Lee University says a traffic accident has killed one student and injured nine others.

A university spokesman says in a statement posted on the school's website that Kelsey Durkin of New Canaan died in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Rockbridge County.

Ruscio says six students were treated at a hospital in Lexington and released. Three students were transported from the Lexington hospital to other area hospitals. The driver of the car has been charged with DUI.

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