LSU student Madison Brooks died from ‘traumatic injuries’ after good Samaritans tried to save her
January 25, 2023 at 22:30
BATON ROUGE, LA – Madison Brooks died from "multiple traumatic injuries" when the LSU sophomore was hit by a car in the early morning hours of Jan. 15, the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office told Fox News Digital.
The manner of death is still pending further investigation, and no other information is being released at this time, according to the coroner.
LSU STUDENT MADISON BROOKS CASE: FOUR PEOPLE CHARGED IN ALLEGED RAPE BEFORE SHE DIED AFTER BEING HIT BY CARThe driver who hit Brooks is not being charged, according to a spokesperson at East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, who said he was not impaired and contacted emergency personnel immediately.
Two good Samaritans stopped to help Brooks and administered CPR in the pouring rain while first responders guided them on the phone, Fox News Digital has learned.
The university said in a statement on Monday that Brooks "was an amazing young woman with limitless potential."
MADISON BROOKS CASE PUSHES LSU PRESIDENT TO SLAM BATON ROUGE BAR AFTER ALLEGED RAPE, STUDENT DEATHA 17-year-old, who wasn't identified because of his age, and Kaivon Deondre Washington, 18, were charged with third-degree rape.
MADISON BROOKS DEATH: BONDS SET FOR SUSPECTS IN LSU STUDENT RAPEBrooks and the four suspects left Reggie's bar, a popular watering hole for LSU students that's about 3.5 miles from the accident scene, during the early morning hours of Jan. 15.
State authorities issued an emergency suspension of the bar on Tuesday, Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control said.
"The Louisiana ATC is working with Baton Rouge ABC and local law enforcement to investigate and share evidence regarding recent incidents at this establishment," Louisiana ATC Commissioner Ernest Legier Jr. said.
Baton Rouge police officers and sheriff's deputies were seen at Reggie's on Tuesday afternoon, but the area known as Tigerland was quiet during the day Wednesday.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPLaw enforcement spoke to neighboring business owners and searched their security cameras.
The sheriff's office said it couldn't comment on what – if anything – was seen on the videos, and several owners declined to comment.