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Regional Radio News has learned that a prominent Shelbyville attorney has been killed in a pedestrian accident in Florida.

62-year-old Chris Eberspacher died Friday afternoon from injuries sustained on a pedestrian crosswalk in Fort Myers, Florida.

Eberspacher earned his law degree from the University of Illinois in 1974.  He was Shelby County State’s Attorney from 1976 to 1980, then entered private law practice.  He was appointed a judge on the 4th Judicial Circuit Court in 1985 and was elected to that position in 1986.  He returned to private practice in 1992.

Eberspacher served on a host of charitable boards, and served on the board of First Federal Savings and Loan in Shelbyville.

Arrangements are being handled by the Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville.

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