1 student dies, 1 injured in car accident

One member of the Cornell community was fatally injured and another injured in a car accident Saturday night, March 23.

Madison “Addie” Hubert, a first-year student from Colorado, was killed in the accident on Highway 1 south of Mount Vernon.

Sophomore Colin Bertucci was injured in the accident  and is listed in stable condition at an Iowa City hospital. Colin is not receiving visitors at this time.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Addie and the injuries to Colin,” said President Jonathan Brand. “Cornell is a close community and everyone is affected.”

A gathering will be held at 10:30 a.m. today for residents of Dows Hall, where Addie lived. A campus gathering is scheduled at 3:15 p.m. today in Allee Chapel.  The chapel will remain open until 11 p.m.

Resources & Support

  • Dean of Students: 319-895-4234
  • Counseling Center (services for students): 319-895-4292
  • Cornell College Chaplain (services for all community members): 319-895-4402
  • Employee Assistance Program (for faculty & staff): 1-800-383-6694 or 319-398-6694
  • Grief support website

To access any resources outside regular business hours contact Campus Safety, (319-895-4299), or the resident assistants.

4 thoughts on “1 student dies, 1 injured in car accident

  1. Linda Norris says:

    So sorry to hear of this tragic loss. I have a son who is a student there and we live in Florida and I know we worry all the time. our thoughts and prayers go out to the families.

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