Students, faculty and staff of Florida A&M bid farewell to math instructor, Sue Corsale. Corsale was killed in a car accident Friday night.
At 7:15 p.m., the Leon County Sheriff's Office arrived at the intersection of Capital Circle North West and Tower Road. The 68-year-old's blue Chevrolet Trailblazer collided into Pamela Duprey's black Jeep Cherokee. Duprey, 46, was traveling with her husband Kevin Duprey, 54. The Dupreys escaped with minor injuries.
Paramedics from Leon County Emergency Medical Services were called to the scene. Corsale was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after life saving techniques failed. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
According to Corsale's Facebook profile, she began teaching at FAMU in August 1991.
Shinnea Ayers, 20, a second year pre-mathematics student from Brooklyn, New York is one of her current students. She is enrolled in Corsale's trigonometry class. Ayers shared her final goodbye with Corsale before leaving for Spring Break.
"My last and fondest memory of her was on Thursday," Ayers said. "I took her exam and she helped me with three problems. She basically gave me the answers. When I handed in my test she smiled and told me ‘Good luck and have a safe spring
News about her untimely death has circulated through social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Students are remembering the quirky, fun teacher who adored her students.
In one tweet a student wrote: "People Come in and out of your life for a season, but I'm glad Sue Corsale was a part of
Another student tweeted: . Sue Corsale! Probably one of the best math teachers FAMU has! May your soul
Bobby Coston, 20, a second-year healthcare management from St. Petersburg, Fla. is one of Corsale's former students. He took her trigonometry class during his freshman year. He said she is the best math teacher he has ever had.
"I will definitely miss how excited she would be to teach," Coston said. "She really cared for her students and had an extremely huge
He said her caring nature toward her students is what made her stand out among his previous teachers.
"She was very caring," Coston said. "We would be in class and before moving on to next section she would make sure every single person in the class would get what she just went
According to the LCSO, an autopsy was scheduled for Saturday. No charges have been filed at this time. The investigation is still on going. Further information may be provided next week.