Tulane student dies in multi-car crash

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor

On Jan. 4, Tulane University student Kyra Ray died in a car accident in Oklahoma. Ray’s boyfriend, Xavier Mitchell, also died in the accident. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident remains under investigation.

Ray was 21 years old and a junior in the School of Science and Engineering. She is survived by her mother Mechelle and her two brothers Amos and Karell. 

Counseling is available for students 24/7 through The Line at 504-264-6074. 

Students in need of additional support can contact the Residential Adviser on call in their residence hall. Students may also call the on-call Case Manager at 504-920-9900.

Staff at the Counseling Center, 504-314-2277 and Case Management, 504-314-2160 are available between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

The Employee Assistance Program is available for faculty and staff seeking counseling or support. Information about Employee Assistance Programs can be found here.

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