Nov 22, 2013 6:10 PM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Cal Poly student killed in swimming accident while traveling abroad

Cal Poly officials confirm a student died while traveling abroad.

Matt Yount, a junior business major, died during a swimming accident on November 21 in Seville, Spain.

A Cal Poly spokesperson tells KSBY Yount was a member of the golf team, and he was traveling abroad for the quarter as part of an exchange program.

His parents have been notified.

A number of people posted on his Facebook wall saying that they will miss him.



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