UPDATE: Charges expected in drunk-driving crash that killed WVU student, seriously hurt another

Chloe Robertson, 21, was killed in the crash. She was a senior criminology student from the Orlando, Florida area. (Facebook photo)
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) -- UPDATE 02/13/2020 @ 9:32 a.m.
The person police said was behind the wheel in a drunk-driving crash that killed a West Virginia University student is expected to face charges, as another student who survived the crash faces a long road of recovery.

Chloe Robertson, 21, was killed in the crash. She was in an Uber with Bobbiann Gubbei in Philadephia when investigators said their car was hit by a drunk driver.

The driver's name won't be released until charges are officially filed, according to Pennsylvania State Trooper Gregory Butler.

Gubbei continues to recover from her injuries that included a shattered pelvis, broken femurs, a broken arm, and several cuts. Butler said Gubbei, a senior, faces a recovery timeline of 8-12 months.

Robertson's family set up a GoFundMe to cover medical and college costs. A link to donate is below this story on mobile and to the right on desktop view.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story cited a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who said WVU was trying to drop Robertson from university's insurance plan. A university spokesperson said the information was incorrect, and Robertson is still covered under WVU's student health insurance plan.

UPDATE 01/28/2020 @ 11:54 a.m.
A drunk driving incident killed one West Virginia University student and injured another in the Philadelphia area over the weekend, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Pennsylvania State Trooper Gregory Butler said the driver of the vehicle that hit the Uber that 21-year-old Chloe Robertson and Bobbiann Gubbei were traveling in was under the influence. Robertson was killed in the crash.

Butler said Gubbei is in stable condition at a Philadelphia hospital.

The driver of the Uber suffered a concussion and had bruises on their face, Butler said.

The driver of the other car is expected to face criminal charges, Butler said.

A candlelight vigil was held Monday night at Woodburn Circle.

University officials are in contact with those who had classes with the students or lived in their residence halls. Counselors are available for them through the Carruth Center.



ORIGINAL STORY
One WVU student was killed and another was critically injured in a car crash over the weekend in the Philadelphia area, a university spokesperson told 5 News.

Chloe Robertson, 21, was killed in the crash. She was a senior criminology student from the Orlando, Florida area.

Bobbiann Gubbei, another senior criminology student from Mantua, New Jersey, was critically injured in the crash. She's currently in a Philadelphia hospital.

Details about the crash haven't been released by police. A WVU spokesperson said it happened over the weekend, but university police haven't received details from the local investigating agency.

A candlelight vigil is planned for tonight at 6:00 at Woodburn Circle.

University officials are in contact with those who had classes with the students or lived in their residence halls. Counselors are available for them through the Carruth Center.