Claire Largin

The University of Alabama is mourning the loss of one of it’s own after a student was killed in two-vehicle wreck on Thursday.

Claire Largin would have celebrated her birthday on Saturday, but she was tragically killed in a car accident two days before her 21st birthday.

<p>Alabama State Troopers say Largin was pronounced dead on the scene after the Toyota RAV 4 she was driving collided with a dodge truck around 3:15 Thursday afternoon on Alabama Highway 13 in Fayette County. Claire was an early childhood special education major at the University of Alabama.</p><div></div><p>Hearts are hurting all across campus. Largin’s friend Megan Cummings told WVUA 23 Reporter Chelsea Barton she’s a better person just from knowing Claire.</p><div></div><p>“Claire was very kindhearted,” Cummings said. “That is something that a lot of people even my age struggle with because of all that is going on in the world right now. Claire taught me how to be kindhearted in tough situations when you don’t think you can. That is just something I will always take with me forever. and to treat people how they want to be treated, whether it is a good outcome or a bad outcome. Still treat them with kindness because everybody needs that.”</p>

Claire was a sister of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. They released this statement on their loss:

<p>“We are devastated by the passing of Claire Largin. While we have barely begun to comprehend the nature of her death, we know that her vibrant personality touched so many. Our focus remains on her family, friends, and sisters who knew her best, and we’re deeply grateful to all who have already reached out with prayers and support.”</p><div></div><p>The crash remains under investigation.</p><div></div>

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