Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s basketball handles Duquesne at home -

January 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball’s late comeback falls short after blowing 15-point first-half lead -

January 15, 2017

UMass hockey outlasted at home against No. 6 UMass Lowell -

January 14, 2017

Hailey Leidel hits second buzzer beater of the season to give UMass women’s basketball win over Davidson -

January 13, 2017

UMass football hosts Maine at Fenway Park in 2017 -

January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

UMass professor to make third appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’ -

January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

Penalties plague UMass hockey in Mariucci Classic championship game -

January 2, 2017

UMass men’s basketball falls in A-10 opener to St. Bonaventure and its veteran backcourt -

December 30, 2016

UMass woman’s basketball ends FIU Holiday Classic with 65-47 loss to Drexel -

December 29, 2016

UMass men’s basketball finishes non-conference schedule strong with win over Georgia State -

December 28, 2016

Brett Boeing joins UMass hockey for second half of season -

December 28, 2016

News brief: UMass student killed in hit-and-run accident

At 10:26 p.m. Saturday,  former University of Massachusetts student Blake Goodman was struck and killed by an as-yet undetermined vehicle while bicycling on Montague Road in North Amherst.

The 21-year-old Goodman and 24-year-old John Deary were riding their bicycles near 115 Montague Road when they were struck by a dark colored sedan, which fled the scene. Both were taken by ambulance to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, where Goodman was pronounced dead. Deary was treated for a leg injury and then released.

The vehicle involved in the accident is still at large. According to an Amherst Police press release, witnesses at the scene described it as a dark colored sedan, which may have been a Ford based on evidence gathered at the scene.

The vehicle would have sustained heavy damage to its front passenger side door and mirror.

Amherst Police are working with the Massachusetts State Police Accident Scene Reconstruction Team and investigators from the Northwestern District Attorney’s office. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or who has any information on the case is urged to contact the Amherst Police Department at (413) 259-3000.

More coverage of this story will come as information is made available.

– Collegian Staff

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