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WIU Mourns Death of PP Employee

August 12, 2011

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MACOMB, IL -- Jeffrey Herrick, a Western Illinois University Physical Plant elevator mechanic, was killed in a motorcycle accident early this morning (Aug. 12) near Fandon.

Herrick began working at Western as an elevator mechanic in April 1989.

"The Western Illinois University community mourns Jeff's tragic death," said President Jack Thomas. "We send our condolences and thoughts to Jeff's family and friends."

Arrangements are pending.

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