UD student dies in hometown car accident

Lucy Waskiewicz | News Editor

University of Dayton student Flynn MacKrell has died in a car accident that took place in his hometown.

The University of Dayton sent a campus-wide email on Saturday notifying students that MacKrell, a first-year from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, had died the evening of Nov. 17. 

A memorial service for MacKrell will be held at the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception Monday, Nov. 20 at 4:00 p.m. It will also be live-streamed on YouTube.

The University reminded students that support is available through campus ministers, the dean of students office, housing and residence life, and counseling staff.

“We extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to Flynn’s family, friends, faculty, staff and our entire campus community,” the email said.

Other resources provided by the University are listed below.

Counseling Center: 937-229-3141

Campus Ministry: 937-229-3339

Dean of Students: 937-229-1212

Health Center: 937-229-3131

Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention: 937-229-2651

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