The Austin College community is deeply saddened to learn of the death of sophomore Amaud Hassan, 19, of Denison, Texas, in a single vehicle accident in Whitewright, Texas, Friday evening, November 2. According to police reports, Amaud apparently lost control of his 2007 motorcycle on a curve. Amaud lived in Denison with his family, which includes his sister Sara, a senior at Austin College.
The campus community extends thoughts and prayers to Sara, her parents, Aziz and Mehfooz Hassan, and the entire family at this tragic time.
A traditional religious ceremony for the family is scheduled Monday afternoon at the Islamic Association of North Texas in Richardson. The family will gather with friends Tuesday, November 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kelly Square in Sherman. An on-campus memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 7, at noon in the small chapel of Wynne Chapel.