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Eureka H.S. Teacher Killed

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Will Gillespie (photo: Rockwood Schools)

Will Gillespie (photo: Rockwood Schools)

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EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — A 27-year-old high school teacher in St. Louis County is dead, following an after-school motorcycle accident.

The Rockwood School District identified the teacher as Will Gillespie, a Eureka High study hall instructor.

Gillespie died after leaving school on Friday afternoon.

A Eureka Fire Department spokesman says the accident occurred in front of the school when Gillespie collided with a truck.

The truck’s driver was uninjured.

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