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WSU contract worker collapses at Starbucks in campus library, dies

Published: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Updated: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 10:24 PM

Someone became ill and died Wednesday at the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library at Wright State University.

FAIRBORN -- (UPDATE @ 10:02 p.m.) The Wright State University contract employee for food services, who collapsed at a Starbucks in the Dunbar Library on campus, is presumed to have died of a heart attack, said Seth Bauguess, the university's director of communications.


A worker at Starbucks inside the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library at Wright State University died tonight after suffering an apparent medical problem, said Seth Bauguess, WSU’s director of communications.

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The incident was reported shortly before 7 p.m.

The coffee shop on the lower level of the library is closed, but the library remains open, Bauguess said.

WSU Hospitality sent out a tweet about the closure: “Starbucks in Dunbar Library is closed for the remainder of the evening due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience.”

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