Student Dies in Hiking Accident

Posted: May 11, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jason R. Tirado, 23, a marketing major at George Mason, died on April 30 from injuries sustained while hiking in North Carolina. The funeral was held May 4.

A resident of Sterling, Va., Tirado was heavily involved in Push America, the national outreach project of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity that provides leadership opportunities, services, and education to promote a greater understanding of people with developmental disabilities.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Push America, P.O. Box 241368, Charlotte, N.C. 28224.

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