Yale Bans Kegs At University Events

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Monday, January 23, 2012

Yale University has established new rules for tailgating in the wake of the November death of a woman during the Yale-Harvard football game.

The new rules ban kegs of beer at all Yale athletic events or functions.

Nancy Barry, 30, of Salem, Mass., was killed and two other people were injured outside the Yale Bowl on Nov. 19 when a U-Haul truck laden with beer kegs suddenly accelerated and ran into them.

The driver of the truck, a Yale student, passed a field sobriety test. The police investigation into the accident is continuing.

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