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UPDATE: Man who allegedly hit and killed OSU student released on bail

UPDATE 3/27:  Justin Lott, the Alabama man who was booked into Baldwin County Alabama jail for Kasey Waychoff’s death was released on $140,000 bail yesterday.

Lott allegedly fatally hit Waychoff while driving under the influence of alcohol.

Waychoff’s funeral services are scheduled for Friday.

 

STILLWATER, Okla. – An OSU student who was enjoying spring break in Alabama was hit and killed by a drunk driver.

Officers say 19-year-old Kasey Waychoff was walking down the street around 1:45 a.m. Friday morning when she was hit by a pickup truck.kasey waychoff

She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities say 29-year-old Justin Ellis Lott was arrested for driving under the influence.

Officials with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office say he left the scene of the accident and was arrested a short time later.

Charges may be filed in the future.

Oklahoma State University released the following statement after learning about the tragic accident.

“Oklahoma State University is saddened by the death of one of our students. The sophomore from Flower Mound, Texas, was in Gulf Shores, Alabama, at the time of her death. The thoughts of the entire OSU community go out to her family and friends.”

Waychoff also served as financial vice president for her sorority Gamma Phi Beta’s Beta Psi Chapter.

Gamma Phi Beta released the following statement regarding their cherished member.lott

“The entire Gamma Phi Beta family mourns the tragic loss of Kasey. She was a sister, friend and cherished member who will be genuinely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kasey’s family and the women of Beta Psi Chapter.”