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UPDATE: CSU student hit by car identified, remains in critical condition

UPDATE: The student has been identified as Michael Day, a business administration senior. As of Thursday night, Day is still in critical condition at the Medical Center of the Rockies.



A Colorado State University student was struck by a car outside of Sundance Steak House & Saloon on Tuesday night. Fort Collins police were contacted around 11:30 p.m.

According to Colorado State Patrol, a 21-year-old male was lying in the middle of Colorado Highway 14 outside of Sundance when a 2003 Dodge Durango heading eastbound struck the pedestrian. The vehicle dragged him until it came to a complete stop. The vehicle was driven by a 19-year-old male from Greeley.

The student was transported to the Medical Center of the Rockies where he is listed in critical condition, sustaining numerous injuries.

State patrol is investigating suspicions of alcohol related to the pedestrian.

The Colorado State Patrol encourages anyone with information regarding the crash to contact the Fort Collins Troop Office at (970)-224-3027.

Collegian reporter Piper Davis can be reached at or on Twitter @PiperLDavis.

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