Towson Students Die In Separate Incidents

Students die roughly 12 hours apart

Sunday, Apr 1, 2012  |  Updated 4:53 PM EDT
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Two students at Towson University died in separate off-campus incidents over the weekend.

At about 1:45 a.m. Saturday, police say that junior Ryan Bailey was walking north on York Road in Towson when he was struck and killed by a passing car. Baltimore County Police are still looking for the car that struck Bailey and have described it as an older model silver or white box-style car.

Shortly before 3 p.m., the body of a second student, identified by police as 27-year-old Timothy Coyer, was found by his roommates at their off-campus apartment. A cause of death has not yet been determined.

Sophomore Lindsay Plumley told WBAL that both Bailey and Coyer were active in the school's Greek community.

"It's really disconcerting because I didn't know them personally, but the Greek community is a unified thing," Plumley said. "So when something happens to one of us, it happens to all of us."

The campus Greek council is expected to hold a vigil Monday afternoon.

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