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UMd. football player Peter DeSouza struck by vehicle on campus

October 22, 2010 - 04:29 AM
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A University of Maryland football player was struck by a vehicle while riding a motor scooter Thursday night on the university's campus.

According to a release issued by Maryland late Thursday, Peter DeSouza was travelling westbound on Campus Drive around 9 p.m. when a driver turned left in front of him near the Stamp Student Union. DeSouza's scooter collided with the vehicle causing him to go down.

DeSouza is being treated for non-life threatening injuires at a local hospital.

The driver of the striking vehicle was issued a ticket.

The University of Maryland Department of Public Safety is investigating.

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