Livingstone College

Tellis Tragedy

State highway authorities have notified administrators at Livingstone College of the tragic death of Ms. Ayonna Tellis. The North Carolina Highway Patrol says Ms. Tellis, a senior at the College, in route to her home in Fayetteville, North Carolina, was killed today when a vehicle crossed the median of the highway and struck her car head-on. After being notified of the accident, Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., President of the College, talked with the mother of Ms. Tellis to express condolences to the family on behalf of the College. President Jenkins explained that as details about the accident and funeral arrangements unfold the campus and the Salisbury community will be informed. Counselors will be on hand at the college to assist students grief-stricken by this tragedy.

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