Abigail Rice, a CSU open option sophomore who planned on going
to medical school, died Friday morning in a car accident on County
Road 54 G, near LaPorte.
Rice was on her way to the airport for a competition in Indiana
with the Shotgun Sports team at CSU. She was the only one in the
Rice, 19, will be missed.
“She had everything going for her, she had so many friends,”
said CSU student Sara Calhoun, Rice’s roommate and friend. “She was
Calhoun said Rice was on her way to pick up a fellow teammate
when her car crashed 100 yards from their home.
Rice was a competitor, not only with academics, but also in
“She was a really fun-loving and positive person,” said Adam
Cox, friend and Shotgun Club president. “She had been in rodeo for
quite some time and was really excited because this was her first
year on our team.”