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Cal Poly confirms death of student

Posted at 10:16 PM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-12 14:14:47-05

Cal Poly has reported one of its students passed away over the weekend.

The circumstances regarding Brenden Nichols' death are not being released at this time.

In a statement released by the university, it stated Nichols was a second-year agricultural business student from Orangevale and was involved in intramural volleyball and also served as a Week of Welcome (WOW) leader.

The statement went on to say the university is in contact with Nichols' family and "our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.”