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Arkansas university student fatally hit by van

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff student has been killed and another has been injured after they were struck from behind by a van while trying to push an SUV down the street.

A university administrator tells KTHV-TV (http://bit.ly/1xdFa1a ) Balton Coleman died at a Little Rock hospital over the weekend and Treston Hawkins was hospitalized with severe leg injuries. Hawkins' condition is unclear.

The Pine Bluff Police Department says the men were pushing the SUV down the street while a woman steered it. Officers say a van traveling in the same direction struck the men from behind before hitting the SUV.

They say the drivers weren't seriously injured.

No charges have been reported. Police are investigating.

Information from: KTHV-TV, http://www.kthv.com/

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