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Fair Director Killed at Fair


Effingham County, IL - A man is killed in at the Effingham County Fair after a freak accident. The Effingham County Coroner says one of the Fair Directors, Glen Mathias of Altamont was killed. It happened Saturday afternoon when Mathias was walking in front of the grandstand at the fair. Investigators say the 54 year old was run over by a pay loader. Workers had been moving concrete barriers on the track preparing for an event when the accident happened. Mathias was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are now investigating this tragedy.

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