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UW Madison student killed in Hong Kong

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A University of Wisconsin-Madison student was struck and killed while studying abroad.

  Authorities say 21-year-old Kurt Leswing of Milwaukee was hit by a drunken driver in Hong Kong.

  The driver was arrested.

  Leswing was a senior business major traveling as part of the Semester at Sea program.

  It sends students on a 15-week voyage that circles the globe.

  The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and the Institute for Shipboard Education are investigating Friday's death.

  A shipboard commemoration is being planned.

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