Binghamton, New York, University officials have confirmed the death of a student in a vehicle accident near Dominical Thursday afternoon.
The dead student was identified by Zoe Damon, 20, according to the Press and Sun-Bulletin in that community. Ms. Damon, originally from Kingston, New York, was a junior majoring in biology, according to the university, the newspaper said. Other students were hurt
The students were here on a university program to study the environment. They were led by Richard Andrus, a Binghamton University professor who has a research interest in tropical forestry.
The crash happened when the microbus containing the students slid off the road and plunged down a 30-meter (98-foot) embankment into the Río Guabo.