Missouri S&T student killed in traffic accident

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On November 9, 2012

Aaron Richard Cobb, 21, a senior in civil engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was killed early this morning (Friday, Nov. 9) in a traffic accident on 18th Street in Rolla. He was from Olathe, Kan.


Officers from Missouri S&T University Police and the Rolla Police Department responded to the scene.

According to the Rolla Police Department, Cobb was driving a vehicle that was eastbound on 18th Street when it struck a utility pole at the Bardsley Road intersection. The accident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Cobb was pronounced dead at the scene.

Members of the Missouri S&T student affairs staff and the counseling, disability support and student wellness are available for counseling and support. To arrange for counseling, students may email counsel@mst.edu or call 573-341-4211.

The accident is under investigation by the Rolla Police Department.

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4 thoughts on “Missouri S&T student killed in traffic accident”

  • Gary Parker says:

    God Bless him, I never met this man but he a good friend of my daughter. Sorry for his loss

  • Katharine Alden says:

    My heart goes out to his family and friends. Aaron was a friend and pledge brother of my stepson and I had the pleasure of meeting him several times. I know he will be truly missed.

  • Maria Fan says:

    Feel sad for the loss of a young life. He was my Chem 2 student (I’m a TA) if I remember correct – anyway, God save your soul Aaron!

  • Kabelo Tumagole says:

    Rest in peace. You shall be remembered.