Teenage student dies while crossing Eighth Street in Miami-Dade

A Florida International University student died Sunday while crossing Eighth Street in Southwest Miami-Dade. 

The crash happened near to where FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg was welcoming new students at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus at 11200 SW 8th St. 

University administrators released a statement Sunday evening identifying the student as 18-year-old Alexis Dale.

Her friends were mourning the loss on social media. Dale's Facebook account said she was born in Denver, Colorado, and was from San Diego, California.  She was interested in information technology. 

The Florida Highway Patrol was investigating the incident. 

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