Reda Gul — a Staples Class of 2016 graduate and former “Student of the Month” — died in a road accident in Pakistan on Tuesday.
According to The News — a Pakistani website — Reda was a U.S. citizen. Friends in Westport say that after Staples, she returned to her native country to study medicine, in Peshawar. As a freshman, she played on the Staples basketball team.
The News reported that the driver — a friend of Reda’s — lost control of the vehicle, which overturned on the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway. She was killed instantly; the driver was injured.
A funeral was held in Pakistan. Condolence cards to the Gul family may be sent to 60 Hales Court, Westport, CT 06880.