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Ceremony To Be Held In Springfield This Evening For Victim Of Assumption Crash

Another teenager that was involved in a crash earlier this week has died.  Keegan Virden’s family announced that he passed away but that he will be donating his organs and help save the lives of nine other people.  His family has invited everyone to a flag-raising ceremony that will be taking place at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield at 6 PM. At the flagpole in front of the hospital, a flag will be raised to honor Virden. 


In a statement released from the family, the family asks everyone to join them in Springfield. “The Virden family appreciates all the love, prayers, and support, and would be honored for anyone who wished to join them in honoring Keegan (tonight) in Springfield.”


Virden was killed in a vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday morning.  Conner Rowcliffe was also killed in the crash. To see Rowcliffe’s obituary click here. Two others were hurt in the truck/car crash.  

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