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Texas Police hunt suspects who shot and killed student during road rage argument on New Years Day

January 4, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Texas Police hunt suspects who shot and killed student during road rage argument on New Years Day

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A 20-year-old University of North Texas student died after a road rage shooting early New Year’s Day police said.

According to witnesses, Sara Mutschlechner was the designated driving for her sorority sisters. As they drove home from a party around 2 a.m. New Years Day, words were exchanged at an intersection with several men in a black SUV.

As they started to drive through the intersection, one of the passengers in the SUV fired shots toward Mutschlechner’s car, hitting the student and causing her to crash into a utility pole.

Arriving officers discovered Mutschlechner critically injured on the ground. She was rushed to the hospital and placed on life support. However, she was pronounced dead hours later.

Witnesses told police there were ‘five or six African American males’ in the SUV, and at least, two had been attended the same house party as Mutschlechner.

According to KDFW investigators have obtained surveillance video showing the SUV the suspects were driving. However, it does not display the shooting incident. Detectives are also investigating the possibility that an argument between the suspects and members of Mutschlechner’s group may have occurred at the party.

Police are conducting a manhunt for searching the suspect and the passengers in the SUV.

Her sorority – Zeta Tau Alpha paid tribute on Facebook: ‘Our thoughts are with the sisters, family and friends of Gamma Phi Chapter (University of North Texas) member Sara Mutschlechner, who passed away in a tragic accident this weekend.’

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