SOU student struck by car last week dies of injuries

The Southern Oregon University student struck by a car last week while crossing Siskiyou Boulevard in Ashland has died.

Gladys Jimenez, 22, suffered head and possible internal injuries in the accident Feb. 13, family members said. She had been in critical condition at Rogue Valley Medical Center since the accident.

She died late Wednesday afternoon.

Jimenez was on foot crossing Siskiyou Boulevard’s four lanes of traffic at a crosswalk at Garfield Street when she was hit.

Jimenez was studying criminology at SOU.

An investigation into the accident remains ongoing.

— Staff reports

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