Urbana Obituaries

Urbana Obituaries

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  • Monday Jul 20 | via BroadwayWorld.com 

    Kentucky Opera General Director David Roth Dies in C...

    David Roth, general director of the Kentucky Opera for nine years, died in a car accident while returning to Louisville after visiting family on Sunday, July 19, 2015. He was 56. According to The Courier-Journal , Roth was traveling east on Interstate 74 in central Illinois at around 9 p.m. when his Hyundai Elantra went off the road and into a ditch, eventually striking a tree.

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  • Monday Jul 20 | via The News-Gazette 

    Updated: Victim in fatal I-74 crash identified

    A 56-year-old Louisville, Ky., man died Sunday evening in a one-vehicle accident along Interstate 74 in Piatt County. According to an Illinois State Police report, David D. Roth, the driver of an eastbound silver 2014 Hyundai Elantra, left the highway at 8:58 p.m. at milepost 164.2 , drove into the right ditch, became airborne, landed back in the ditch and hit a tree head-on.

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  • Sunday Jul 19 | via The News-Gazette 

    Tragedy in Chicago echoed in C-U 100 years ago

    Passengers are rescued as they stand atop the Eastland passenger ship after the vessel capsized in the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. The Eastland Disaster Historical Society is planning events this summer to mark the 100th anniversary of the disaster, in hope that the events educate Chicago-area residents about the more than 840 people who died when the ship sank in the Chicago River on July 24, 1915.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    Paul R. Adams

    He was born April 30, 1967 to Raymond and Marilyn Adams who lived in Washington, IL.

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