Crash kills Conn. student day before graduation

Posted: Updated:

Posted: May 19, 2013 4:13 PM EDT Updated: May 19, 2013 4:13 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A 21-year-old Fairfield University student from Massachusetts has died after a car crash a day before he was to graduate.

The Connecticut Post reports ( ) that Deandre Lawton of Brockton, Mass., died when his car hit a tree near the university on Saturday.

He was declared dead at Bridgeport Hospital.

The accident is being investigated.

Information from: Connecticut Post,

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.