UM assistant women's basketball coach hits, kills man crossing street

Octavia Blue remained at scene, cooperated with investigation, police say

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Octavia Blue is an assistant coach for the University of Miami women's basketball team.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - An assistant women's basketball coach at the University of Miami was driving a car that struck and killed a man in Coral Gables, police said.

Coral Gables police said Octavia Blue was traveling south on Southwest 37th Avenue about 3:15 a.m. Sunday when she struck Guillermo Castano Campanioni, who was trying to cross near Miracle Mile.

Campanioni, 36, died at the scene.

Police said Blue remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Police said there was no indication she was impaired.

The University of Miami issued a statement offering condolences to the friends and family of Campanioni.

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