Funeral arrangements set for LSU student killed in car crash

Funeral arrangements set for LSU student killed in car crash
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POSTED: Friday, August 30, 2013 - 6:34pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 30, 2013 - 8:59pm

Funeral arrangements for Chris Broussard have been announced.

Brossard was an LSU student who was reported missing after not showing up at home or at work on Tuesday, Aug. 27. His vehicle was recovered the following night. Officials believe he crashed his truck, causing it to flip and roll into Bayou Manchac.

Visitation will take place at Rabenhorst East Funeral Home, 11000 Florida Blvd., Sunday, September 1, 2013 from 3:00 - 7:00 pm and resume at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 15615 Jefferson Hwy., Monday, September 2nd from 9:30 - 11:30 with Mass beginning at 11:30, followed by Interment in Resthaven Gardens of Memory, 11817 Jefferson Hwy.

“The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all the friends and family and his brothers of Theta Chi, LSU police and administration and all the members of the media who were instrumental in his search and discovery,” a representative said in a media release. “Also, a special thanks to family and friends who spent countless hours searching for Christopher. We were deeply touched by the outpouring of support from the community, the LSU family, and his co-workers and employers at Exerfit Family Fitness Center.”

An account has been set up at Chase Bank for Christopher Broussard to assist with funeral expenses. Anyone interested in donating may go to any Chase Bank and make a donation in the name of Lisa D. or Michael J. Broussard.

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