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Memorial Planned for EIU Coach Killed in Accident
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- A Saturday memorial service has been planned for an Eastern Illinois University football coach killed in a traffic accident, while his wife and one of his children remain hospitalized.

University officials say the service for assistant coach Jeff Hoover will be held in the student union at 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

Hoover died Saturday night while he, another coach and their families drove back from a football game in Carbondale. Officials say the vehicle they were in swerved to avoid a deer and rolled over.

The university says Hoover's wife, Penny, and one of their two children are in fair condition at a Champaign hospital. The Hoovers' other child and three other people in the vehicle are all out of the hospital.

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