Student dies in car accident


Winona State University student Ellen Marie “Ellie” Ahmann died Dec. 31 in an automobile accident near La Crosse, Wis.

Ahmann was from Woodbury, Minn. She enrolled at WSU in fall 2010 and was a finance major.

Counseling and support services are available to all members of the university community who may be affected by this loss.

“As we mourn the loss of this young woman, I encourage you to reach out to those who may be suffering and come together to remember her life. The companionship and support we offer each other may help us make peace with this tremendous loss,” said Patricia Rogers, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Please keep Ellie’s family and friends in your thoughts and hearts.”

For more information, call the WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024.


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