MU student killed in weekend hit and run accident

4 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Monday, April 06 2015 Apr 6, 2015 Monday, April 06, 2015 8:15:00 AM CDT April 06, 2015 in News
By: Katie Link, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri confirmed Monday the student Dallas police said died in a hit and run accident was sophomore business major Paul Miltenberger. Police were still searching for the person responsible for hitting and killing 20-year-old Miltenberger when he was walking near the Southern Methodist University campus.

Police said the driver was in a black Dodge Charger and struck Miltenberger along East Mockingbird Lane in Dallas at 2:19 a.m. Sunday.

Miltenberger was originally from Southlake, Texas.

MU fraternity Beta Theta Pi tweeted, "Whether you knew him as Paul, P-RO, or anything in between, we lost an incredible brother today. RIP Paul, our prayers are with you."

[Editor's Note: This story has been updated from its original format for clarity.]

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