A Georgia Southern student passes away after car accident

STATESBORO — A Georgia Southern student perished after being struck by a car.

Tyris Faison, a twenty-year-old in his sophomore year was crossing the road at Veterans Memorial Parkway when he was struck by a vehicle.

On March 9, Tyris was airlifted by helicopter to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. His injuries were severe and remained in the hospital until April 8 when he transitioned over.

An opinion piece on Faison was written by his friend and roommate, Javon Huynh. “Tyris will be missed by everyone he impacted, especially by his twin, Tyrese.” wrote Javon.

That piece can be found here.

Mitch Smith, Managing Editor For Print, ms10569@georgiasouthern.edu