Madison Brooks Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Death, Fast Facts

Madison Brooks Wiki, Biography

A 19-year-old LSU sophomore, Madison Brooks, died after being struck by an oncoming vehicle on Burbank Drive on Sunday, January 15, 2023. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office stated that the accident occurred while the student was standing in the middle of the road.

Madison Brooks was immediately rushed to the hospital and placed on life support. However, she died the same day. In a statement, LSU notified the death of Brooks, a member of the university’s Alpha Phi chapter.

“It is with great sadness that we learn that one of our students, Madison Brooks, passed away on January 15. This is a tragedy for all of us at LSU, especially Madison’s family, friends, sorority sisters, and classmates. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them as they go through this extremely difficult time and begin the grieving process.”

Authorities were informed that the incident occurred around 3 am. However, it is not clear what Brooks was doing in the middle of the road at the time.

Social media users, friends and family mourn the death of Madison Brooks

After news about Madison Brooks broke online, the internet rocked and many began paying tribute to the sorority member Alpha Phi. LSU Alpha Phi also shared a message of condolences on Facebook and asked social media users for some time and space for the family to heal as it is a huge loss for them and Madison’s friends.

People then shared their tributes on the Facebook post, with one saying:

“May the memories of her bring peace and grace to all of you during these difficult days?”

Many others also raised questions about Brooks’ death, as they questioned how the driver couldn’t see Madison on the road. Madison Brooks was a member of the Alpha Phi chapter at LSU and was recently accepted to the Manship School to study political communication. Josh Grimm, the interim dean of the Manship School of Mass Communication, spoke on the matter, saying:

“Our thoughts are with Madison’s family, friends, classmates, and loved ones during this time of grief and loss. This is a tragedy for all of us at Manship School, and we are all here to help each other in some way.”

The university also asked Madison’s students, friends, and classmates, to seek mental health support at the Student Health Center if they are upset by the death of her friend.

Authorities also reported that Madison was able to donate her heart and kidneys to people in need. Thus, through her donations, she saved three lives.