Princeton Student from Roseville Identified as Victim of Texas Train Crash

Yasmin Ahmed Abdillahi Photo: GoFundMe
Yasmin Ahmed Abdillahi

June 11, 2018 12:47 PM

A 20-year-old Princeton University undergraduate student from Roseville, Minnesota, was hit and killed by a train in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday.

According to a release from the university, Yasmin Ahmed Abdillahi was a member of the class of 2020.

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"Words cannot begin to express how deeply we will miss Yasmin," Sohaib Sultan, coordinator for Muslim Life in the Office of the Dean of Religious Life, said in a statement. "She was a quiet, kind, contemplative soul. Her friends from back home in Minnesota and on campus are remembering her likewise as a person with a special compassionate heart and great mind."

Abdillahi is reportedly survived by her parents, three brothers and a sister. She attended Harding High School in St. Paul and had previously lived in Illinois and Texas.

According to the university, a gathering will take place on campus at 6:30 p.m. Monday and a memorial service will be held when the fall semester commences.

A GoFundMe page has been established in Abdillahi's name.

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