Furman Univ. student dies at off-campus event in Hilton Head

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GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – A Furman University student died early Saturday morning at an off-campus event in Hilton Head, according to school president Elizabeth Davis.

The university announced the death of sophomore Caroline Smith in a Facebook post, Saturday morning.

Smith, from Atlanta, was a history and communication studies major and her brother is also a student at Furman.

In the statement, Davis said, “the university extends its most heartfelt condolences to Caroline’s family and her friends. I hope all of you will do the same during this time of profound sorrow.”

The exact circumstances around her death have not yet been released.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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