University Mourns Death of Carlos Pacanins

Fourth-year political science major fatally struck by a car on Friday night.

University Mourns Death of Carlos Pacanins
April 14, 2014

The George Washington University announced the death of fourth-year student Carlos Pacanins, who passed away from injuries sustained after being hit by a car Friday night in College Park, Md.

“The family of fourth-year student Carlos Pacanins has informed the George Washington University that Carlos has died as a result of injuries sustained after being hit by a car in College Park, Md. on Friday, April 11. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time,” the university said in a statement released Sunday.

A service to honor Mr. Pacanins will be held April 21 at 10 a.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, located at 6900 River Road, Bethesda, Md.

A variety of resources are available to those members of the university community who may be struggling in the wake of this tragedy.  The University Counseling Center can be reached at 202-994-5300; students who have academic concerns can reach out to their academic advisers; if you are concerned about a member of the GW community, please complete a CARE Network Report form; and resources for parents are available through the office of Parent Services at 202-994-2305.