Senior dies in auto accident on Indiana Toll Road

by Dennis Brown

Caitlin Brann, a senior at the University of Notre Dame, died early Friday morning (Nov. 10) in an automobile accident on theIndiana Toll RoadnearLaPorte,Ind.She was 22.

On behalf of the entire Notre Dame community, I want to express our shock and deep sorrow at the passing of Caitlin Brann,said Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dames president.We offer heartfelt condolences to her parents, her sister and her brother. Death is never easy to contemplate. It is harder still when the one who dies is as bright and vital and full of promise as Caitlin was. She and her family will remain in our hearts, and in our prayers.

A resident ofOrland Park,Ill., Brann was a marketing major who resided off campus this year after previously living in Pasquerilla East Hall. She was active in Center for Social Concerns programs and participated this year in a Summer Service Learning Program inNew York.

A wake will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 12) at Sheehy&Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151 St. inOrland Park. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 13) at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 167 th and 94 th Avenues inOrland Park.

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